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Randy Siegel has served on the CURE Board of Directors since 2006. He hosts CURE’s Annual New York City Benefit, and has been a leader in increasing epilepsy awareness in the media.
Siegel is President of Local Digital Strategy for Advance Publications and its newspapers and affiliated websites in more than 35 cities. Prior to that, Siegel was President of Advance-owned Parade Publications and Publisher of PARADE, the most widely read magazine in America. He was responsible for the company's day-to-day operations as well as its overall strategy. Siegel was named Publisher of PARADE in 2003, after serving as Executive Vice-President, where he oversaw marketing, digital media, and PARADE's strategic partnerships with its 500 newspaper partners.
Siegel was also a founder of The Newspaper Project, a newspaper industry consortium with more than 400 member newspapers that serves as a think tank and forum for innovation.
Before joining PARADE, Siegel was a marketing executive at Newsweek and The Washington Post. He was also Publisher and Editor of the award-winning Cleveland Free Times. As a writer, Siegel’s articles and essays have appeared in several newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, Advertising Age, and Media Week. He is currently a contributing columnist to the editorial page of The Providence Journal. His first children’s book, Grandma’s Smile, will be published this year by Roaring Brook Press (Macmillan.)
Siegel earned a B.A. from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and an M.B.A from Yale University. He lives with his family in the New York City area and his twelve year-old daughter has intractable epilepsy.