HEATHER LAMB is an assistant professor with 17 years of professional writing, editing and management experience at national magazines as well as regional newspapers. She works with students on Vox Magazine, VoxMagazine.com and all its digital and mobile extensions.
Previously, Lamb was the executive editor of the Reader’s Digest Home & Garden magazine group, overseeing editorial direction and growth for five national consumer magazines with a combined circulation of more than 5 million. She also was executive editor of Fresh Home magazine from 2009-11, and editor of Birds & Blooms, the nation’s largest birding and gardening magazine, from 2004-09. There, Lamb also held posts as managing editor and associate editor. She started her journalism career from 1996-2000 at Community Newspapers, Inc., a group of 23 suburban weeklies in Milwaukee, working as a reporter, regional editor and managing editor.
Lamb earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism in 1995.