Wendy Moore is a highly experienced editor and publisher with a proven track record in building and managing agile and desirable magazine brands. With experience across some of the most iconic brands, from the Australian Women’s Weekly and Burke’s Backyard, to Disney, Australian Home Beautiful, and most recently Better Homes & Gardens, Wendy is one of Australia’s most respected publishing executives and judge on Channel Seven’s hit show “House Rules”.
Wendy’s been one of the judges on ‘HOUSE RULES’ Channel 7 with the show since its inception, they are now in their 6th season “I think the secret to its success is actually the foundation of the show,” she says. “This is people and their own homes, their own dreams, hoping to realise them.
“The emotions and dreams that are tied up in those homes are so real and so tangible that it emotionally charges everything.”
During her 10-year tenure as Home Beautiful editor, sales experienced sustained growth from around 65,000 to more than 90,000 added to a soaring social and digital footprint to cement itself as the country’s leading interiors style brand.
“Home Beautiful is about being inspired to create a home you love and ‘HOUSE RULES’ is about teams coming together to create a home for someone else to love,” Wendy says.
In 2016, she was promoted to General Manager, Homes and Food, at Pacific Magazines overseeing business strategy for leading home brands, including Better Homes and Gardens and Home Beautiful as well as new digital food brands – Foodiful and AllRecipes.
She lives in Sydney’s inner west with husband Peter and her seven-year-old twin girls, Darcy and Ruth. In her spare time, she enjoys running, surfing and gardening.