Joyce Winslow

Joyce Winslow served as Travel Editor of Redbook and Mademoiselle magazines for a cumulative seven years. In addition to writing monthly stories there, she has published hundreds of feature and cover stories, interviews of celebrities, and heads of state in such top-tier publications as The Washington Post, The Wall St. Journal, USA TODAY, The Boston Globe, Harper’s, Town and Country, Yankee, Working Mother, The Baltimore Sun, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and more.

Winslow served as Senior Editor of AARP’s Modern Maturity magazine after its substantial redesign by famed I ♥ NY artist Milton Glaser. She also created, selected, and edited a special fiction issue, and assigned and edited food, travel, health, and feature articles.

In addition to practicing journalism, Winslow teaches journalism and PR. Experience includes: Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh (beat reporting, feature reporting, advertising, and PR); adjunct at Temple University in Philadelphia (journalism, advertising copywriting, fiction writing); teacher and member of the advisory committee for the MA in Corporate Communications at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey (post-graduate level speech writing; literary journalism; terrorists in fiction). Student evaluations placed her in the 90th percentile of “interesting, favorite, and effective” professors. Winslow has lately taught travel journalism at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD, earning ten out of ten possible points in evaluations from each of 20 students enrolled.


Recent Book Publication


Star Spangled Security: Lessons Learned Over Six Decades Safeguarding America, by Harold Brown with Joyce Winslow, Brookings Institution Press, October 2012. Winslow interviewed former Secretary of Defense Harold Brown (under Carter) for two years and translated those interviews into a book that bridges his past to his blueprint for meeting future challenges. Jacket cover praise came from Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, and Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Henry Kissinger.





  • 1999-2009: 13 signed editorials in USA Today and The Washington Post

  • 2005-2009- publications in The Wall St. Journal, The Baltimore Sun and more.

  • Cover Story: “A Royal Wedding,” Yankee, November 1999

  • “The Snows of Snowville,” Yankee, August 1995.

  • Cover Story: “Waking Up With The Presidents,” Yankee, November 1992.

  • “A Taste of Great New England Inns,” Yankee, November 1992.

  • “The Fourth Life of Herbert Philbrick, the Spy Who Came In From The Cold,” Yankee, February 1992.

  • “George Washington Undone,” Yankee, February 1990.

  • Cover story: “Here Today, Pawn Tomorrow,” The Washington Post, Nov. 11, 1988.

  • Cover story: “Rocks: How to Get Rolling,” The Washington Post, August 7, 1988.

  • “Dalton, Massachusetts, The Town Paper Built,” Yankee, April, 1989.

  • Cover story: “The Town Where Rattlesnakes Live Next Door,” Yankee, August, 1987.

  • “A tasty tour of the vines of Virginia,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, March, 1986.

  • “Curacao: Tossing out new lures to Americans,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, October, 1983.

  • “When Religious Crisis Rocks Young Women,” Redbook, 1981.

  • Cover story: “Cocoon Living: Solutions for Singles Syndrome,” Harper’s, July, 1976.

  • “Now It’s Curacao,” Mademoiselle, March, 1982.

  • “Florida,” Mademoiselle, April, 1982.

  • Cover story: “Princess Grace’s Monaco,” Holiday, January, 1977.

  • Cover story: “A Love Letter to Andalusia,” Holiday, October, 1977.

  • “Confessions of a Con Man,” Harper’s, June, 1977.

  • “Country Cooking in the Spanish Style,” Bon Appetit, September, 1982.

  • “Inside Domain Chandon: The French Come to Napa Valley,” Bon Appetit, August, 1979.

  • “Hypoglycemia, The Phantom Epidemic,” New Dawn, reprinted in Science Digest, March, 1977.

  • “Treading the Amazon,” Saturday Evening Post, November, 1980.

  • “The Bermuda Angle,” Saturday Evening Post, October, 1977.

  • “The Hotel Business Wakes Up to Women,” Savvy, October, 1980.

  • “Going Places with Carol Burnett, Phil Donahue, Barbara Walters, Joan Mondale,” Redbook, October, 1978.

  • “Country Inns, Hideaways for Lovers,” Redbook, September,1978.

  • “Colorado Skiing — Where You Can Count on Snow,” Redbook, November, 1980.

  • “Following the Gold Road from Bogata to Cartagena,” Holiday,1978.

  • “Jose Galloso, Spain’s Celebrated Young Matador,” Holiday, October, 1977.

  • “New Zealand,” San Francisco Chronicle, 1982.

  • “The Versatile Bean,” McCall’s Working Mother, March, 1981.

  • “Who’s Who in the Coop; A Chicken of Many Hats,” McCall’s Working Mother, April, 1981.

  • “The Mostly Meatless Cookbook,” McCall’s Working Mother, July, 1981.

  • “Understanding Sherry,” Holiday, October, 1977.