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Kristin van Ogtrop

Managing Editor, Real Simple Magazine

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 Kristin van Ogtrop Biography

Kristin van Ogtrop has been the Managing Editor of Real Simple since March 2003. Under her leadership, the magazine has achieved popular and critical acclaim. In addition to leading the magazine, van Ogtrop oversees all brand extensions, including digital, books, special issues, and products.

In August 2007, van Ogtrop launched Adventures in Chaos on realsimple.com. The personal blog provides frank, humorous insight into van Ogtrop’s life as a busy working mother and was nominated for a Media Industry Newsletter Best of the Web Award in 2010. The blog also led to van Ogtrop’s book, Just Let Me Lie Down: Necessary Terms for the Half-Insane Working Mom, a book of phrases, terms, essays, lists, and more than a few embarrassing stories that illustrate the highs and lows of trying to combine work and family in the same life.

As a half-insane working mother and editor of one of America’s most intelligent magazines, van Ogtrop knows that “a good many working mothers could use some sort of organizing principle, a few labeled bins to hold the chaos.” In a voice that is witty, charming, and above all, honest, she brilliantly captures the tireless efforts of working moms everywhere, which resonates as much with readers at home as with the audiences at her events.

Just Let Me Lie Down received rave reviews, including Arianna Huffington’s observation that “Kristin van Ogtrop is a funny, sympathetic, and indispensable voice for a whole generation of working women who care less about shattering the glass ceiling than trying to squeeze in a nap.”

Van Ogtrop makes regular TV appearances on various shows including: NBC’s Today, ABC’s Good Morning America, Live with Regis and Kelly, and CNN. Speaking on a variety of topics. van Ogtrop is known for sharing smart, straightforward and relatable advice with women across the country.

Before joining Real Simple, van Ogtrop was Executive Editor of Glamour. Previously she held positions at Vogue, Travel & Leisure and Premiere. She has served as an instructor at Columbia University’s Publishing Course and has appeared on numerous panels for The American Society of Magazine Editors, among others. Her essays and articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including The New York Times bestseller, The Bitch in the House.

Van Ogtrop received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in English from Columbia University. She lives in the New York City suburbs with her husband and three sons.

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Kristin van Ogtrop

Managing Editor, Real Simple Magazine

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Kristin van Ogtrop Biography

Kristin van Ogtrop has been the Managing Editor of Real Simple since March 2003. Under her leadership, the magazine has achieved popular and critical acclaim. In addition to leading the magazine, van Ogtrop oversees all brand extensions, including digital, books, special issues, and products.

In August 2007, van Ogtrop launched Adventures in Chaos on realsimple.com. The personal blog provides frank, humorous insight into van Ogtrop’s life as a busy working mother and was nominated for a Media Industry Newsletter Best of the Web Award in 2010. The blog also led to van Ogtrop’s book, Just Let Me Lie Down: Necessary Terms for the Half-Insane Working Mom, a book of phrases, terms, essays, lists, and more than a few embarrassing stories that illustrate the highs and lows of trying to combine work and family in the same life.

As a half-insane working mother and editor of one of America’s most intelligent magazines, van Ogtrop knows that “a good many working mothers could use some sort of organizing principle, a few labeled bins to hold the chaos.” In a voice that is witty, charming, and above all, honest, she brilliantly captures the tireless efforts of working moms everywhere, which resonates as much with readers at home as with the audiences at her events.

Just Let Me Lie Down received rave reviews, including Arianna Huffington’s observation that “Kristin van Ogtrop is a funny, sympathetic, and indispensable voice for a whole generation of working women who care less about shattering the glass ceiling than trying to squeeze in a nap.”

Van Ogtrop makes regular TV appearances on various shows including: NBC’s Today, ABC’s Good Morning America, Live with Regis and Kelly, and CNN. Speaking on a variety of topics. van Ogtrop is known for sharing smart, straightforward and relatable advice with women across the country.

Before joining Real Simple, van Ogtrop was Executive Editor of Glamour. Previously she held positions at Vogue, Travel & Leisure and Premiere. She has served as an instructor at Columbia University’s Publishing Course and has appeared on numerous panels for The American Society of Magazine Editors, among others. Her essays and articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including The New York Times bestseller, The Bitch in the House.

Van Ogtrop received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in English from Columbia University. She lives in the New York City suburbs with her husband and three sons.

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  • How to book Kristin van Ogtrop?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kristin van Ogtrop for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kristin van Ogtrop, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kristin van Ogtrop or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kristin van Ogtrop?

    Booking fees for Kristin van Ogtrop, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kristin van Ogtrop, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kristin van Ogtrop?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kristin van Ogtrop for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kristin van Ogtrop for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kristin van Ogtrop or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kristin van Ogtrop or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kristin van Ogtrop is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kristin van Ogtrop for your event is available upon request. Kristin van Ogtrop generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Penny Pritzker, Nina Easton, Nicholas Kristof, Mary Callahan Erdoes and Denise Morrison. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kristin van Ogtrop for an upcoming event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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