Keija Minor was named editor in chief of Brides in September 2012, becoming the first African-American to hold that title at Condé Nast. She is responsible for the development and oversight of all editorial and digital initiatives, as well as all Brides-branded licensing deals, including the branded stationery lines and the BridesLive Wedding program. Minor was editor in chief of Uptown magazine prior to joining Condé Nast and had previously been editor in chief of Gotham magazine. She graduated cum laude from Howard University School of Law and practiced corporate law for four years before moving into publishing. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the American Society of Magazine Editors.