Rozalynn Suzanne Frazier is Senior Fitness Editor at Time Inc.’s Health magazine where she produces fitness, health and nutrition content for the magazine’s “Best Shape” section and the publication’s 8 million readers. She is responsible for forecasting fitness trends in both apparel and exercise, and regularly develops workout routines for Health with celebrity trainers and high-profile fitness programs. She developed the Ready, Set, Run! series, winner of the 2014 Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Award for Consumer Series of Articles, which recognizes excellence in a series of related articles. She has also represented the brand on ABC News Radio and San Diego’s NBC 7 News Today. Frazier also develops and contributes content among Health’s multiple digital platforms, including breaking news, feature packages, video, e-commerce, and social media for the brand’s 15 million unique monthly visitors. Additionally, she pitches sellable, branded content, including the “Why I…” series which sold for high six figures.
Previously, Frazier was a Beauty Editor at Health tasked with generating story ideas for the beauty and fashion section and coordinating the annual Healthy Beauty Awards.
Prior to joining Health, Frazier was an Editor at Essence.com, where she developed content for the Entertainment, Beauty & Style and Lifestyle channels; she also served as Editor of the EssenceGirl mini website. She has contributed articles to several magazines including Uptown, Jewel, The Source, NMA Healthy Living, Real Health and Poz, as well as authored entries in the books Beauty Basics & Beyond and Black Women in America. Frazier also worked as a book researcher for projects including, No Secrets, No Lies: How Black Families Can Heal From Sexual Abuse and My Times in Black and White: Race and Power at The New York Times.
Frazier earned a Bachelor of Arts in English/Creative Writing from Spelman College and a Master of Arts in Journalism from New York University. She also attended the prestigious Radcliffe Publishing Course, now known as the Columbia Publishing Course.
Frazier is a member of the Metro-Manhattan (NY) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, where she serves as chair of a program that helps young men of color address the academic, social and economic requirements for college preparation. She also serves as National Chair of the Next Generation Committee for the organization, charged with helping to identify, recruit, integrate and retain members under the age of 50 as well as help develop a system of best practices for leadership development among members. Previously she was National Co-Chair of Communications, serving as Articles Editor of LINKED, Link-to-Link, and The Daily Link-Up, all of which reached more than 12,000 members, key stakeholders, sponsors and strategic partners. She also trained and developed a cohort of communications professionals in each of the organizations then 280 chapters. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
An avid runner, Frazier, who is originally from Miami, FL, has completed six marathons and more than 20 half marathons in the U.S. and in Europe. She recently found her love for the great outdoors while trekking through the snow-covered French and Italian Alps.