Christine French Cully is the editor in chief of all Highlights for Children, Inc. publications, including Highlights magazine, Highlights High Five, books, and digital print. Chris’s experiences in the children’s magazine business are deep and varied. She worked as an editor for several children’s publications, including one specific to preschool criteria, until she joined the Highlights family in 1994. As editor in chief, Chris has a critical role in developing the Highlights vision, performance, and brand. She is a driving force behind the planning and management of both Highlights and Highlights High Five. Chris’s compassion, thoughtful judgment, and character have made her one of the best coaches in the children’s writing business. She is a frequent speaker at writers’ and educators’ conferences, and she is a member of several boards and professional organizations, including the International Reading Association and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.