David Zinczenko

Publisher + Editor + Writer + Television Personality + Anti-obesity Activist
Born Dec 13, 1969

David Zinczenko is General Manager of Rodale Inc. 's Healthy Living Group and EVP/Editor-in-Chief of Men's Health. He also serves as the editorial director of Women's Health, Prevention, and Organic Gardening and oversees Rodale's book department. He authors the best-selling series, Eat This, Not That! and the Abs Diet. He is also co-owner of the New York City restaurant, The Lion.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of David Zinczenko.


1969 Birth Born on December 13, 1969.


1991 21 Years Old After serving in the military as a non-commissioned officer, Zinczenko started his career in 1991 working as an assistant editor at Men's Journal, a men's magazine launched by Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner.


2000 30 Years Old In 2000, at the age of 30, Zinczenko was named editor-in-chief of Men's Health, which, under his tenure, expanded to 39 international editions in 46 countries.
2008 38 Years Old In 2008, he was named Ad Week's Editor of the Year. … Read More


2010 40 Years Old On December 14, 2010, Min credited Zinczenko for the "#1 Most Notable Launch of the Past 25 Years". … Read More
2011 41 Years Old In 2011, he was named Editorial Director of both Organic Gardening and Prevention as well.
2012 42 Years Old He left Rodale at the end of 2012.
He was hired in 2013 by American Media CEO David Pecker to re-launch Men's Fitness, and create brand extensions for the men’s lifestyle publication while also turning Shape into an active lifestyle publication and helping to oversee Muscle & Fitness. … Read More
2015 45 Years Old In 2015, it was announced that Zinczenko will open a new media center on the campus of Moravian College, his alma mater. … Read More
2016 46 Years Old His next book, The Sugar Swap Diet, is due December 2016. … Read More
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