Ken Schlager

Ken Schlager is Editor of New Jersey Monthly, the leading regional publication in the Garden State. In this position, he manages the editorial staff and is responsible for all editorial coverage in the magazine each month. Ken also oversees the magazine’s website ( and serves as Editorial Director of a sister publication, New Jersey Bride. Prior to joining New Jersey Monthly, Ken was Executive Editor of Billboard, the newsweekly of the international music business. Ken spent 20 years at Billboard, also serving as managing Editor and Vice President of Business Development. His accomplishments include the successful launch of, which today reaches more than 5 million unique visitors around the world. Ken previously served as Associate Features Editor of the New York Post and also held reporting and editing positions at Gannett Westchester Newspapers and the Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) News. He has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Ken lives in Montclair, N.J., with his wife and their two college-age children.