American Society of Magazine Editors

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Nancy Gibbs, Time Magazine’s Top Editor, Is Stepping Down
Ms. Gibbs said she would stay at Time Inc. through the end of the year as the editorial director of company’s news group, a position she has held since last year, and would help with the magazine’s transition.
Elle Names Nina Garcia Its Next Editor-in-Chief
Garcia — who has served as creative director of Hearst title Marie Claire since 2012 — returns for her second stint at Elle after spending eight years as the magazine’s fashion director, from 2000 to 2008.
Anna Wintour on Vogue at 125 — and Defining Print in the Digital Age
In a rare interview, Vogue's famed editor in chief discusses the title's September issue, the Internet — and influence.
Exclusive: Nylon Media Taps Snapchat Exec as President
In his new job, Luzzatto will oversee all of Nylon’s digital, social, content, creative studio, influencer and conference businesses under the Nylon, Socialyte and Simply brands.
Hearst Believes it Can Challenge Facebook and Google by Thinking like Amazon
The magazine giant is talking to a slew of advertisers this month touting new shopping ad products and data on 120 million consumers.
Hearst's Frank Bennack Sees Opportunity For 'Legacy' Media
"Part of the challenge in the modern world is to be smart enough to continue to invest in those things even though you know that 10 years from now they're not going to be as important to your business as many of the new things you're doing."
Inside Hearst’s Plans for Facebook Watch
‘Wiki What?’ and ‘Untangled’ provide a glimpse at the company’s larger video strategy — producing content that isn't necessarily tied to its existing brands.
Turnaround at Hearst's San Francisco Chronicle Shows Way for Legacy Newspapers
The Chronicle has been profitable for four straight years, and is adding editorial and business staff. Revenue is growing at a rate of about 4 percent per year, says Publisher Jeff Johnson.
Condé Nast Italia to Launch New Digital Initiatives
The publishing group will introduce a new social platform and the first postgraduate degree to form a new generation of influencers.
Popular Mechanics Broke Out the Power Tools and Built This DIY Workshop in the Sky
“We wanted a space that was set up to do a range of product testing and product integration,” said Popular Mechanics publisher Cameron Connors. “It’s a multifunction space, and we’re pleased with the outcome."
'Martha Stewart Living' Gets A Makeover
The October issue of the Meredith-owned title, which features Stewart on the autumnal-themed cover wearing a knit sweater and pushing a cart of a variety of pumpkins, marks the debut of the brand’s redesign.
Essence Magazine Reports Record Number of Black, Female Police Chiefs in North Carolina
For the first time, the state of North Carolina has six female, African-American chiefs presiding over police departments, Essence magazine reports on its website.
Magazine Media Spotlight: The Surprising Beauty Product That Madonna Keeps In Her Freezer
In an interview with InStyle, Madonna discusses her new seven-product collection, created with Japanese beauty company MTG, made of the chicest ingredients, including mineral waters and volcanic-ash clay from Montecatini Terme, Italy, as well as hyaluronic acids.
Feminist Fashion Magazine Has Big Plans
How Code and Theory Stays Publishers’ Favorite Design Firm
Facebook Separates Services, Focuses On Instant Articles
58% of Publishers Say Lack of Time Is Biggest Tech Buying Obstacle
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“The MPA’s IMAG community prides itself on sharing and learning from one another,” said Andy Clurman, President and CEO of Active Interest Media and Chair of the IMAG Financial Benchmarking Study. “As a board, we thought a benchmarking study would be the ideal way to provide member companies with key metrics to better understand how their performance compares to similar companies.” The survey was conducted in the last quarter of 2016 by Mazars USA, a global accounting firm. Only open to members of the IMAG community, participants received two sets of detailed results: one for all respondents and one broken down by revenue tier.
September 14, 2017
Join us on September 14 for an ASME NEXT Seminar for early-career editors. You'll meet one-on-one with top hiring managers and editors for a mock interview and on-the-spot résumé feedback.
September 28, 2017
Carroll Place
Join ASME NEXT for a conversation with National Magazine Award-winning journalist Pamela Colloff, followed by an evening of networking. ASME Next is affiliated with the American Society of Magazine Editors and is the leading organization for early-career print and digital journalists.
November 14, 2017
Hearst Tower
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