Caroline Miller is the editorial director of the Child Mind Institute. She is a veteran magazine, newspaper and website editor who was editor-in-chief of New York Magazine, which draws 2 million unique visitors a month. She teaches magazine writing at the Arthur J. Carter Journalism Institute, a graduate program at New York University.
Miller’s magazine experience also includes stints as editor-in-chief of Seventeen and Lear’s. Earlier, she was executive editor of Variety and culture and features editor at Newsday. Her first daily newspaper experience was at the Ithaca Journal, where she was a reporter, city editor and then editorial page editor.
With her husband, Eric Himmel, Miller edited SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, a best-selling book of photographs that chronicled the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the following weeks in the lives of New Yorkers. The book sold out its print run of 60,000 copies and raised $250,000 for the September 11 Fund.
Miller graduated with distinction from Stanford University in 1970; she received a master’s degree in education from Reed College. She resides in Manhattan with her husband, Eric Himmel, the editor-in-chief of Harry N. Abrams, the art book publishing house. The couple has three children.