Michael Caruso Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Smithsonian Magazine

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On November 20, 2011, Michael Caruso is appointed editor-in-chief of Smithsonian magazine. Caruso replaces Carey Winfrey, who served as editor-in-chief from 2001 to 2011. He is only the fourth editor in the magazine's 41-year history. Caruso previously worked as deputy editor of The Wall Street Journal magazine, editor-in-chief of Los Angeles magazine, and Men's Journal and Details, and was a founding editor of Maximum Golf.


  • Caruso, Michael
  • Winfrey, Carey
  • Smithsonian Magazine


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SI Email Announcements, "Announcement: New editor for Smithsonian magazine," 10/20/2011

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November 20, 2011


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