"Kate White is the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, the largest-selling women's magazine in the world. Under her editorship, guaranteed circulation has increased by over 600,000 and Cosmo now sells close to two million copies a month on newsstands alone.
White began her career in the magazine business by winning Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women contest and appearing on the cover. She was an editorial assistant at Glamour and later became a feature writer and columnist for the magazine. She went on to hold key jobs at several national magazines, including Mademoiselle, and eventually was named editor-in-chief of Child and then later Working Woman and McCall's. Before joining Cosmo, she served as editor-in-chief of Redbook for four years, where she launched the annual Mothers and Shakers awards. During her tenure, Redbook was nominated for a National Magazine Award in the Public Interest category. White became editor-in-chief of Cosmo in 1998. She recently received the Matrix award, which honors ""extraordinary achievements of outstanding women in the communications field.""
In addition to editing Cosmo, White is the author of the Bailey Weggins murder mystery series for Warner Books. The first two books, If Looks Could Kill and A Body to Die For, were New York Times Bestsellers. The third book, Till Death do Us Part, was published in May 2004. ABC Television is currently developing a pilot based on the series. White is also the author of two non-fiction books: the best-selling Why Good Girls Don't Get Ahead but Gutsy Girls Do and 9 Secrets of Women Who Get Everything They Want, which was named Best Motivational Book of 1999 by Books for a Better Life Awards.
She lives in New York City with her husband, son and daughter. "