Betty Wong Ortiz is Editor in Chief of Runner’s World, the largest and most influential media brand in the running space. In this role she provides direction for all brand editorial platforms, including print, web, and social channels. Wong Ortiz brings over 15 years of industry experience to the role, and is the first female at the brand to hold the position.
Prior to joining Runner’s World, she was the director of editorial strategy and operations at Condé Nast’s Bon Appétit, where she managed content workflows and budgets across print, digital, and video, directed special projects, and optimized strategic partnerships. She previously spent six years as the Editor in Chief of Fitness, where she developed a deep passion for and expertise in running, health, and nutrition. She’s also held various editorial positions during her time at Meredith Corporation, including Executive Editor of Family Circle, Health Director of Ladies’ Home Journal, and Senior Editor of Parents.
Wong Ortiz is a graduate of Cornell University and earned an MBA from NYU Stern.