American Society of Magazine Editors

ASME NEXT Magazine Workshop Schedule

 

 

 

 

ASME NEXT Magazine Workshop Schedule
ASME/MPA Conference Room
757 Third Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Wednesday-Thursday, October 21-22, 2015
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WEDNESDAY
 
 
8:30-9:00 a.m.CHECK-IN
Breakfast will be provided

 
9:00-9:50 a.m.THE ROLE OF THE EDITOR IN CHIEF
Speaker: Lucy Kaylin, Editor in Chief, O, The Oprah Magazine

Lucy Kaylin explains what the EIC's changing job description says about the future of magazine media

 
10:00-10:50 a.m.WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE BUSINESS SIDE
Speaker: Christina Grdovic, SVP/Publisher, Food & Wine

Every journalist needs to understand the business of magazines. See how successful editorial and publishing teams work together
 
11:00-12:30 p.m.LINE EDITING 101
Speaker: Tish Hamilton, Executive Editor, Runner's World

In this hands-on session, a veteran editor schools attendees in the fundamental skills of magazine journalism
 
12:30-2:00 p.m.LUNCH
Lunch will be provided

 
2:00-2:50 p.m.HOW TO WRITE DISPLAY TYPE
Speaker: Devin Gordon, Senior Articles Editor, GQ

Heds, deks, pull quotes, captions—learn how display type separates magazine stories from just plain words
 
3:00-4:30 p.m.ASSIGNING AND SHAPING STORIES
Moderator:
Scott Stossel, Editor, The Atlantic
Panelists:
Anna Holmes, Editor, Digital Voices, Fusion
Paul Reyes, Deputy Editor, Virginia Quarterly Review
Nicholas Thompson, Editor, NewYorker.com
L. Jon Wertheim, Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated

Leading editors share their insights on developing story ideas and working with writers
 
4:40-6:00 p.m.WRITING AND EDITING FOR THE WEB
Moderator:
Choire Sicha, Co Founder, The Awl
Panelists:
Laura Bennett, Senior Editor, Slate
Stella Bugbee, Editorial Director, The Cut
Jazmine Hughes, Associate Editor, The New York Times Magazine

Edit skills you don't know about—but should
 
  
THURSDAY
 
 
9:00-9:30 a.m.CHECK-IN
Breakfast will be provided
 
9:30-11:00 a.m.HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CAREER
Moderator:
Chandra Turner, Executive Editor, Parents
Panelists:
Sarah Bruning, Senior Editor, Women's Health
Emily C. Johnson, Senior Associate Editor, Cosmopolitan
Colin Kearns, Senior Deputy Editor, Field & Stream
Amanda Wolfe, Senior Digital Director, Shape.com and Fitnessmagazine.com

How do you climb the masthead and still do the job you were hired to do? Editors who've been there explain
 
11:00-11:50 a.m.MAGAZINE DESIGN
Speaker: Adam Bookbinder, Design Director, Saveur

The design director of Saveur shows how art and photo take story ideas and turn them into magazine features
 
12:00-1:00 p.m.LUNCH
Lunch will be provided

 
1:00-2:30 p.m.FROM PITCH TO PRINT
Speakers:
Anne Fulenwider, Editor in Chief, Marie Claire
Bill Wasik, Deputy Editor, The New York Times Magazine
Tom Weber, Executive Editor, TIME

Come prepared with story ideas—and your plans to turn them into magazine features—for these breakout sessions with top editors
 
2:40-3:30 p.m.USING SEARCH, SOCIAL AND MOBILE TO DRIVE AUDIENCE GROWTH
Speakers:
Mike Hofman, Executive Digital Director, GQ
Anne Sachs, Executive Digital Director, Glamour

Find out how successful editors use search engines, social media and mobile media to grow their audiences
 
3:40-5:30 p.m.THE ART OF EDITING
Speakers:
Laurie Abraham, Features Director, ELLE
Mike Benoist, Story Editor, The New York Times Magazine
Jennifer Bogo, Executive Editor, Popular Science
Mark Jannot, Vice President of Content, National Audubon Society
James B. Meigs, Author and Veteran Editor

In these breakout sessions with top editors, workshop attendees learn how to take an unedited manuscript and turn it into something publishable