The Healthy at Reader’s Digest: Meet Our Editorial Team

Kristine Gasbarre: Senior Editor 


Krissy is the senior editor leading content and planning for and in “The Healthy” section of Reader’s Digest magazine. With degrees in psychology and cultural media studies, she assisted with a clinical research project at the Cleveland Clinic and for two decades has worked in books, magazines, and digital media and is a #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling ghostwriter. Krissy has collaborated with nonprofits, brands, and figures such as Susan G. Komen, PBS, Chobani, WW (formerly Weight Watchers), Tide, Kate Hudson, Gordon Ramsay, Dr. Oz’s HealthCorps foundation, and more. Her work has been featured in Reader’s Digest, People, The Dr. Oz Show, Bravo, HBO, the New York Times, Inside Edition, Glamour, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), Sirius/XM Oprah Radio, and more. She is a certified group fitness instructor, the owner of two irresistible rescued dogs, and the partner of a physician leader in national healthcare quality who is also a stage IV cancer survivor. As a kid, she used to love pulling pranks on her grandpa after learning them from Reader’s Digest. Email Krissy at Kristine.Gasbarre [at] or follow her on Facebook and Instagram.

Miranda Manier: Associate Editor

Miranda is the Associate Editor for and supports “The Healthy” section of Reader’s Digest magazine. Previously, Miranda was a producer at WNIT, the PBS television affiliate in South Bend, Indiana; and the producer in residence for Minneapolis TV news KARE 11, where she won an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Award for producing gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. Miranda also interned at Chicago’s PBS station, WTTW, and worked as the managing editor at the Columbia Chronicle at Columbia College. Outside of work, Miranda enjoys acting, board games, and trying her hand at a good vegan dessert recipe. She also loves talking about TV—so tell her what you’re watching!