Mickey O'Connor

Title: Senior Editorial Director

Mickey is the senior editorial director of Real Simple and a producer of its Webby-honored Money Confidential finance podcast. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of TV Guide's award-winning digital platforms. He has appeared on Good Morning AmericaCBS Evening News and Cheddar, and is the former host of CBS News' What to Watch, a weekly segment of streaming TV recommendations. Before that, he was the founding editor of PopWatch, Entertainment Weekly's first entertainment news blog. He has also written about design for Architecture magazine, The New York Times and various design publications. He holds an architecture degree from Hobart College and graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism with honors in cultural reporting and writing.

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