Editor Bio

Marisa Sandora


Veteran journalist Marisa Sandora has been appointed Editor In Chief of Girls’ World. Sandora was most recently the Executive Editor for Wainscot Media’s Health & Life magazines, regional lifestyle publications targeted to affluent residents in the New York metropolitan area. Prior to that, she was an editor at several Bauer teen publications, including Twist, M, QuizFest, AstroGirl and Yikes. During her tenure as Executive Editor of M, she helped create an all-quiz special issue called QuizFest, later serving as Editor In Chief of the popular quarterly publication. While at QuizFest, she created the blooper-filled Yikes magazine for the company. Sandora has held editorial positions at Ladies’ Home Journal and People and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two daughters—who serve as her own personal focus group.