Editorial Staff

Our editorial staff hold deep industry expertise and come from a variety of backgrounds. Meet our staff below.

The BedTimes Team

Beth English

Beth English

Editorial Director

Beth English is editorial director of 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.


Waynette Goodson

Managing Editor

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.


David Perry

Contributing Editor

David Perry is contributing editor 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.


Kathy Rush

Digital Communications Coordinator

Kathy Rush is the Digital Communications  Coordinator and handles all digital communications for BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines.

Kathy manages the BedTimes and Sleep Savvy websites, newsletters and social media and contributes 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.


Publisher’s Mailing Address

Bedtimes Magazine
is published by the
International Sleep Products Association
501 Wythe St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

P: 703-683-8371
F: 703-683-4503 fax

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