Eric Utne was a co-founding publisher of Utne magazine (previously Utne Reader). Utne’s career spanned roles as a journalist, writer, editor, and publisher.

Before founding Utne magazine in 1984, Eric wrote and edited for the East-West Journal, (later renamed Natural Health). In 1974 he was founding publisher and editor of the New Age Journal, (later renamed Body & Soul and eventually acquired by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia).

In 1999, Eric stepped away from Utne magazine to serve for two years as a class teacher at City of Lakes Waldorf School in Minneapolis. Eric is a sought-after speaker on numerous subjects, including responsible business, entrepreneurship, educational reform, journalism, and community building. He’s been a featured guest on programs such as CBS’ “America Tonight” with Charles Kurault and Leslie Stahl. 

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Eric Utne
Brush painting of a circle, triangle, and square, illustrating Mindfulness and Meaning; the square symbolizes the body, the triancgle symbolizes emotions, the circle symbolizes the mind.