Billy Crystal
Miriam with Billy Crystal at a Child magazine book signing event at Barnes & Noble
Paul Newman  Tony Danza
Miriam with Tony Danza and Paul Newman at a Child magazine Children's Champion Awards Gala
Julie Andrews, Rhea Perlman and Miriam Arond
Miriam with Rhea Perlman and Julie Andrews at a Child magazine Children's Book Award event
Miriam with Emeril at a Child magazine book signing event
Joe Torre

Miriam Arond is coauthor, with Samuel L. Pauker, M.D., of Depression: A Guide for the Perplexed, a popular blog on She works as Communications Director for WJCS, one of the largest human service organizations in the New York area and the largest licensed community-based agency in Westchester County. She and Dr. Pauker  coauthored the foremost authoritative book on the transition to marriage: The First Year of Marriage: What to Expect, What to Accept and What You Can Change and conducted interviews on all major media, including Oprah. Based on an exclusive nationwide survey of newlyweds, the book has been published in six editions, reviewed and excerpted in dozens of magazines, newspapers, and websites, and translated for international publication.


During her tenure as Editor in Chief of Child magazine and, from 2000-2007, the magazine and website won over 40+ awards for editorial and design excellence. She worked with illustrious writers, introduced numerous signature features, including "The 10 Best Children’s Hospitals"), Children’s Book Awards in partnership with Barnes & Noble, and Children’s Champion Award Galas, honoring such child advocates and luminaries as Marlo Thomas, Marion Wright Edelman, Geoffrey Canada, and Erin Brockovich. She spearheaded the publication of Feeling Safe: Talking to Children About War and Terrorism (Barnes & Noble Books), for which she wrote the foreword. n

Miriam was Director of the Good Housekeeping Institute, the legendary consumer product testing and advocacy organization from 2007-2015. She launched the Green Good Housekeeping Seal, the award-winning Product Reviews channel on, Toy, Beauty, and Car Awards, the Good Housekeeping Institute blog, books, and public tours of the GH Institute.


As Editor in Chief of American Health  magazine from 1998-2000, Miriam published award-winning articles on women's health, spearheaded AH Advocacy Awards celebrating women's health heroes, and helped develop Reader’s Digest's health website. g


Miriam is president of Miriam Arond Consulting, LLC, a boutique consulting firm that works with a variety of businesses and organizations and specializes in brand strategy and cross-channel content development.

Miriam has been interviewed on Today, Good Morning America, CNN American Morning, Extra, Hollywood Access, and for the New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Time Out NY, and dozens of other media outlets. She has presented insights about marriage, sustainability, parenting, and consumer attitudes and behaviors at thought leadership conferences nationwide.
Miriam has been a member of the March of Dimes Board of Trustees, Board of Directors of American Friends of Soroka Medical Center, Professional Advisory Board of the Child Development Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Nora Magid Mentorship Prize Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Gazette Alumni Board,  Entertainment Software Review Board, and Media Advisory Committee for SKIP (Sick Kids Need Involved People).
Miriam Arond earned her B.A. degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was graduated Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She has a Master's degree in Journalism from New York University. She is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at Northwestern University—Kellogg School of Management, hosted by Hearst Corporation.
Miriam with Joe Torre, winner of a Child magazine Children's Champion Award