American Society of Magazine Editors

ASME NEXT Editorial Workshop 2016

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October 26, 2016
October 27, 2016
757 Third Ave., Fl 11
New York, NY 10017

Two-day seminar for junior editors on magazine fundamentals

Sessions include:

What Makes Magazine Media Work / The Role of the Editor / From Pitch to Print / Line Editing 101 / The Do's and Don'ts of Display Type / The Elements of the Service Package / How to Manage Your Career / The Art of Editing


ASME or ASME NEXT members: $395
Nonmembers: $595

Registration includes complimentary attendance at the ASME NEXT Talks With Nicholas Thompson.

Speakers include:

  • Linda Thomas Brooks, President and Chief Executive Officer of MPA—The Association of Magazine Media, on the State of Magazine Media
  • Jim Nelson, Editor in Chief of GQ, on the Role of the Editor in Chief
  • James B. Meigs, Author and Veteran Editor and former Editor in Chief of Popular Mechanics on The Art of Editing, including hands-on, breakout sessions with Laurie Abraham, Features Director of Elle; Mark Jannot, Vice President, Content, at the National Audubon Society; and Mark Lotto, Co-Chief Creative Officer of Matter Studios
  • Jen Murphy, Writer and Editor, on Freelancing and Permalancing
  • Elizabeth Anne Shaw, Editor in Chief of FamilyFun, on the Elements of the Service Package
  • Michael Solomon, Editor of ForbesLife, on Line Editing 101
  • Chandra Turner, Executive Editor of Parents and Founder and President of Ed2010, moderating a panel on How to Manage Your Career with Jennifer Goldstein, Executive Beauty and Health Editor at Marie Claire; Christie Griffin, Editor of; Marina Khidekel, Deputy Editor/Features and Brand Extensions at Cosmopolitan and Eric Sullivan, Senior Editor at Esquire
  • Tom Weber, Executive Editor of TIME, on From Pitch to Print, including hands-on, breakout sessions with Lucy Kaylin, Editor in Chief of O, The Oprah Magazine; Amy Keller Laird, Editor in Chief of Women's Health and James Oseland, former Editor in Chief of Saveur and Rodale's Organic Life
  • Brad Wieners, Deputy Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, on Display Type Do's and Don'ts


To apply, download an application form and email it to Nina Fortuna at