Editor-in-Chief, SELF

Carolyn Kylstra

Carolyn Kylstra is the Editor-in-Chief of SELF. She led the transformation of SELF magazine, a historically print-rooted brand, into a thriving and award-winning digitally led organization, resulting in SELF’s highest traffic and video views in brand history.

Under her leadership, SELF has been recognized for its excellence with numerous awards and honors, including a National Magazine Award for Social Media, Hottest in Wellness/Fitness on Adweek’s Hot List, an Ad Age A List award in the category of digital publisher: Lifestyle, Culture & Special Interest, the MM&M Award for Best Consumer Health Site, and the 2018 Webby Awards People’s Voice Award for Best Health Website. Additionally, Carolyn was honored on the 2018 Digiday Changemaker list, and named Folio Digital Editor of the Year.

As a health and science journalist, Carolyn is passionate about helping people understand their bodies and feel their best, whatever wellness means to them.