Longtime EIC Dana Points is Leaving Parents Magazine
Meredith Corp. confirms Points is departing the company after eight years to "pursue a new endeavor."
Folio: sister site min has learned that Dana Points, content director for the Meredith Parents Network, is leaving the company. In her role, Points oversaw the Parents, American Baby, Family Fun and Ser Padres brands.
A spokesperson for Meredith Corp. says, “We can confirm that Dana Points has left Meredith to pursue a new endeavor. She has not announced her plans yet, and we wish her success moving forward.”
Under her guidance, Parents won many awards recognizing its excellence for editorial and design, including a National Magazine Award nomination, and debuted its first monthly issue for the iPad.
Before joining Parents in September 2008, Points worked as an editor specializing in women’s health and well-being for more than 15 years. She was named executive editor of Self in August 1999 after joining the magazine as deputy editor in May of the same year. As executive editor, she edited the food magazine Self Dishes, as well as the magazine’s book 15 Minutes to Your Best Self.
Meredith has yet to name a successor.
This is a developing story.