Editorial Director – Beth English
Beth English is editorial directorof BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines.
She is a seasoned communications professional and editor, and joined the ISPA publications staff from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she served as associate director of editorial services. During her 15-year career with the university, she worked as editor of UNCG Magazine and UNCG Research magazine, which garnered numerous regional and national awards during her tenure. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and of UNCG with a master’s in liberal studies, she worked as a reporter for several North Carolina newspapers and as public information officer with the Asheboro City Schools before joining UNCG. Beth is based in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Editor at Large – David Perry
David Perry is the editor at large for BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines. He is a veteran bedding editor and joined the ISPA publications team in January 2021.
Previously, Perry was an editor and writer for Furniture Today, which he joined in 1983. During his tenure, he held a number of roles, including bedding editor, assistant managing editor, managing editor, and, since 1997, executive editor. In addition to being a seasoned editor and journalist, he also has hosted the Furniture Today Bedding Conference, a popular event for the bedding industry since 2006.
Managing Editor – Waynette Goodson
Waynette Goodson is managing editor of BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines
She writes, edits and manages production of the print magazines, and covers furniture markets and trades shows. She also contributes to the publications’ digital media and videos.
She is a veteran magazine journalist, previously serving as editor of Casual Living, as well as editor of hotel magazines Four Seasons, Waldorf Astoria and Hotel Conrad. In the past, she also wrote for Delta Sky and US Air magazines. Most recently, Goodson worked for Pillar4Media as senior editor of media partnerships and senior editor of MattressNerd.com.
Digital Communications Coordinator – Kathy Rush
Kathy Rush is the Digital Communications Coordinator, managing the BedTimes and Sleep Savvy websites, newsletters and social media channels as well as contributing to circulation and marketing projects for the magazines.
She previously worked as instructional facilitator for technology at Loudoun County Public Schools, where she created training materials, designed websites, developed communication tools and implemented a long-term strategic plan for technology within her school. She has a background in web design, graphic design, meetings and art education. She lives in Virginia.