Myrna Blyth oversees AARP The Magazine, the largest circulation magazine in the world, the AARP Bulletin, website, book department and AARP Studios. Previously she was Editor-in-Chief of Ladies’ Home Journal and founding Editor-in-Chief of More Magazine. Ms. Blyth was a delegate from New York State to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging and was on the Leadership Council of the National Council on Aging.
Ms. Blyth is the author of two novels, both Literary Guild alternate selections. She was named Advertising Age magazine’s “Publishing Executive of the Year” and received the “Women of Achievement” award from the New York City Commission on the Status of Women. She also received the Magazine Publishers of America’s Henry Johnson Fisher Award, the industry’s highest honor. Ms. Blyth was an official American delegate for the UN Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing and was Chairman of the President’s Commission on White House Fellows.