EDITORIAL PROJECTS: Print
Writer/EditorDr. Roizen & Dr. Oz King Features Syndicate Daily Column
Deliver daily stories to KFS; Dec 2011-present
American Editor iD Magazine
Launched the U.S. edition of this German general science and nature
magazine for Baurer Publishing. Charged with Americanizing the articles
and language post-translation, overseeing layout and production staff.
July 2011-Sept. 2012
Editor-in-ChiefRemedy and Diabetes Focus
Brought in by MediZine, Inc. (now REMEDY Health Media) to redefine
Remedy: Grew it to a circulation of 2.7million subscribers -(the third
largest health magazine in the country).Feb. 2002 to October 2010
Launched Diabetes Focus for Medizine.Inc in October 2002.
With a circulation of 1.7million a quarter. Oct. 2002 to October 2010
Editor-in-Chief, Co-Founder D&M Ink, Inc.
D&M Ink, inc. is a custom publishing company that delivers projects
in digital, online, broadcast and print. Clients include Bauer Publishing,
HealthGUru.com, King Features Syndicate (Drs/ Roizen and Oz),
dLife TV, Medizine,LLC, John WIley & Sons, Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation August 2004 to present
Special Project Editor SELF
Brought in to help manage and edit SELF’s 10th anniversary Breast Cancer Handbook. The handbook is an annual section that appears not only in the magazine but gains wide national distribution through various health care organizations. July-August 2000.
Editor-in-Chief Gender & Health magazine
Gender & Health is the consumer magazine of the Partnership for Women’s Health at Columbia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering research in gender-specific medicine. The Partnership is headed by Dr. Marianne J. Legato. 1998-1999.
Executive Editor Your Family's Health
Your Family's Health was a Gruner+Jahr special interest publication produced through a joint venture of Family Circle and U.S. News & World Report. As executive editor, responsibilities included: coordinating production, fact checking and copy editing; assignment of articles; editing and writing; coordination of editorial contributions of Family Circle and U.S. News & World Report. Publication date: October 1997.
Editor-in-Chief, co-founderD&M Publishing
D&M Publishing provides custom publishing services, including magazine development and editorial production, book packaging, and Web site development to a variety of clients including P&G, the Partnership for Women’s Health at Columbia, SCA, Inc, Lampertz Technologies, MNI Group, Inc., and more. Established McDonald Publishing’s Book Division for Working Mother. Packaged and sold to St. Martin’s Press: Working Mother TIME and The Working Mother Cookbook. Both books published in 2000. The company launched McIntosh Golf Guides; the first volume, Public Access Golf in Central Florida.
Senior Editor/Health Working Mother
Senior Editor/Health Editor; feature writer. Extensive writing and editing of parenting-related features. Developed editorial content for the magazine's original website. October 1995-November 1996. Left to launch D&M Publishing, which established the Working Mother book division.
Executive Editor, FeaturesFirst Magazine
Developed and directed the features department of this national women's magazine. 17 issues a year. Generated 24 articles an issue, ranging from one-page relationship stories to special medical reports. Supervised staff of seven full time features editors, five permanent freelance editors and four contributing editors. Responsible for establishing editorial content, editing, writing and cover planning. Selected and oversaw photos and art for features. Managed departmental budget.
Joined the magazine as contributing editor in December 1988, during start up. Premier issue hit newsstands in March 1989. Features Editor, April 1989; Senior Editor, April 1990; Executive Editor, February 1991 January 1993.
Senior Editor, Health SELF
Developed, assigned and edited health related stories. August 1988 to December 1988
Publications Mgr., Editor in Chief Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Brought in to redesign the Foundation's publications. Responsible for editorial and production, press runs, advertising and distribution lists. The quarterly magazine circulation increased from 90,000 to 250,000 in two years. August 1986 to August 1988.
• HealthGuru.comContent Director (Aug 2014-present)
Involved in redesign of web site and content, including creation of new video formats and design, introduction of text to the site, expansion of the Healthy Living section and forging partnerships with healrh organizations and institutions.
Managing Editor ( April 2011-Aug 2014)
The largest healthvideo site on the Internet; in charge of scripting
content and editing videos, slide shows, surveys and quizzes.
• Adotas.com Content Director (2014-present)
The daily newsletter and website that reports on the ever-changing world of of digital
advertising and marketing
• HEALTH-ebooks.com Developer/owner digital book series
• Countdown.JDRF.org Editor, writer for bimonthly online magazine (Launched online edition of Countdown )
• Healthcommunities.com Digital newsletters on diabetes, breast cancer and rheumatoid arthritis (2008 through Oct. 2010)
• REMEDYLife.com Content provider health, diabetes
• HisandHerMedicine.com Editor in Chief, consultant
In Sept. 2000, brought in for three months to create a new Web site for a health products company (Medical Nutrition, Inc.), working in conjunction with Dr. Marianne J. Legato, founder and director of the Partnership for Women’s Health at Columbia. Dr. Legato is a world-renowned specialist in the emerging field of gender-specific medicine.
• Partnership for Women’s Health Editorial Director, web site
Established editorial direction and content of the Partnership for Women’s Health Web site: http://partnership.hs.columbia.edu. 1998-1999
• Time Inc. New Media;Cyberdrive Producer . Online in May 1997.
• ParentTime, Time Inc. New Media Contributor
• Oculus Media Inc. Content development
Co-founder and Co-director Teknochix
In 1995, established a New York-based organization of women working in New-Media project management, graphic design, sound production, writing and directing. Monthly meetings focused on developing Web content and were hosted by media concerns such as total ny, Avalanche, the NYU Center for Digital Multimedia, Downtown Digital and Harvestworks.
•dLife TV, writer, season 2 (2007), 13 shows; with John McIntosh
•3 2 1 Contact! Children's Television Workshop.
Research, story development, animation scripts for first season.
•ABC TV, Zack of All Trades 14 animated PSA's. Luther Vandross
as Zack. Developed character, wrote scripts and lyrics to songs.
Emmy nomination for music.
Mary Tyler Moore: Growing Up Again St. Martin’s Press, 2009, Research Editor.
NY Times bestseller
The Diabetes Menu Cookbook Wiley & Sons, 2007, Barbara Scott-Goodman &
Kalia Doner.Nominated:James Beard Award
What Babies Say Before They Can Talk Fireside, 2003, Paul Holinger M.D., Kalia Doner
The Hepatitis C Help Book St. Martin’s Press, 2000, Misha Cohen, O.M.D., Robert Gish, M.D., with Kalia Doner
The HIV Wellness Sourcebook: Henry Holt, 1998. Misha Cohen, O.M.D., Kalia An east/west guide to living well with Doner HIV/AIDS and related conditions
The Wellness Center's Spa At Home Berkley Books, 1997, Kalia Doner and Margaret Doner
The Chinese Way To Healing Perigee Books,1996, Misha Cohen,OMD, Kalia Doner
At the Heart of Alzheimer's Manor Health Care, 1996
The Restaurant Lover's Berkley Books, August 1995, Kalia Doner