top of page
Miriam with Jamie Lee Curtis
Miriam with Billy Crystal at a Child magazine book signing event at Barnes & Noble
Miriam with Tony Danza and Paul Newman at Child's Children's Champion Awards Gala
Miriam with Rhea Perlman and Julie Andrews at Child's Children's Book Awards celebration
Miriam with Joe Torre, winner of a Child magazine Children's Champion Award
Miriam Arond has worked with some of the largest, most established American media companies. She has been Editor in Chief of two award-winning magazines and was, formerly the Director of the legendary Good Housekeeping Institute. She is co-author, with psychiatrist Samuel L. Pauker, M.D., of Depression: A Guide for the Perplexed, a popular blog on PsychologyToday.com and co-authored with him 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. A recipient of dozens of awards, Miriam is known for innovation, stellar content, excellent leadership, and superb results. She has been interviewed for and quoted in dozens of media outlets.
During her tenure as Editor in Chief of Child magazine and child.com, from 2000-2007, the magazine and website won over 40+ awards for editorial and design excellence. She worked with renowned writers, launched 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 goodhousekeeping.com, 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 brand and content strategy consulting firm that works with for-profit and non-profit organizations. She is Director of Communications and Marketing for Westchester Jewish Community Services, a human services agency in Westchester county that provides services to 20,000 individuals each year.
Miriam has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, CNN American Morning, Extra, Hollywood Access, and been quoted in the New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Time Out NY, and dozens of other media outlets. She has addressed audiences at thought leadership conferences as well as at community workshops about marriage, child development, parenting, health, sustainability, and consumer attitudes and behaviors.
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 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.
bottom of page