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Laura Schocker Named Online Exec Editor of Real Simple

Laura Schocker has been named executive editor of Real Simple’s site, RealSimple.com. Schocker comes to the magazine from The Huffington Post, where she served as executive editor of the Healthy Living vertical.

Schocker had been with HuffPost since 2011. Prior to that she worked for Prevention and The Knot.

“Laura’s experience creating quality lifestyle content perfectly aligns with our mission to improve the lives of women every day,” said Lori Leibovich, editor of Realsimple.com, in a statement. “I am thrilled to welcome Laura to the team and look forward to working together to expand our daily coverage and grow our digital footprint.”

Schocker begins her new role June 16; she’ll report to Leibovich.

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HuffPost Editor Recalls Impromptu Arianna Job Interview

At age 27, Laura Schocker is happily ahead of the NYC journalism career schedule she envisioned after graduating from the Medill School.

In short order over the past few years, she has progressed from freelancing, to editorial assistant at The Knot, to editorial assistant at Prevention magazine, to associate and now managing editor of The Huffington Post’s Healthy Living section. In an interview with the Altoona Mirror, Schocker remembers how fortuitously the HuffPost opportunity came about:

Schocker said she was at a press event when she met an editor for The Huffington Post and later that day, she was in the HuffPost office interviewing for a job.

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