Lindsey O’Connell is the editorial director at Nutritious Life. She is responsible for content oversight, reporting, and creation for the website, video, and podcasts. Formerly, O’Connell was the Special Projects + Entertainment Director for Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, Woman’s Day and Redbook magazines where she booked all celebrity covers and features, interviewed talent, developed new editorial partnership opportunities, television integrations, and editorial events. While at the company, she also created a first-of-its-kind Good Housekeeping store, GH Lab, in partnership with the Mall of America and Amazon.
Prior to her role at Hearst, O’Connell was the Special Projects and Communications Director at Women’s Health. There she created strategic editorial features, events and partnerships across television, print digital and social platforms. She also brokered major collaborations with leading national media outlets, government agencies, celebrities and tastemakers.
In 2014, Benoit was named a “Rising Star” by Folio: Mag and in 2015 PR News recognized her among the Top Women in Media. Previously, O’Connell worked at SELF Magazine as the Associate Director of PR; the Condé Nast Media Group working on events such as Fashion Rocks, Movies Rock; and for Random House, Inc. She is a graduate of Manhattan College in New York and currently lives in Astoria, NY with her husband Brian and son Hunter.