The British Society of Magazine Editors (BSME) has announced Tim Pollard, group digital editorial director at Bauer Media, as the 2022 chair. He succeeds Hattie Brett, editor of Grazia and will be supported by vice-chairs Deborah Joseph, European editorial director, Glamour, and Jaimie Kaffash, editor of Pulse. Together they lead the committee of 15 leading British magazine editors and editorial directors whoContinue reading “Magazines can prosper, says new BSME chair”
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I always enjoy talking to editors and publishers who offer a real insight into their publication and its achievements. So when the opportunity came, I was delighted to interview Guy Procter, editor of Country Walking, for the Nov/Dec issue of InPublishing. Having previously interviewed Guy during the PPA Leadership Summit (April 2021) on the challenges ofContinue reading “Solving the publishing crisis: innovation is critical”
Last week I interviewed Chris Convey, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Future’s B2B portfolio, who led on its core acquisition’s strategy. In the past few years, following a restructure, Future plc has seen phenomenal growth from acquisitions and through an expansion of their current portfolio. But why has this media giant now forgedContinue reading “Why Future is forging ahead”
My recent interview with John L Walters, editor and co-owner of Eye magazine, confirmed one of my long-held beliefs – print can be sustainable. I also believe that the traditional publishing business model, drawing the majority of its revenue from copy sales and advertising, in the right circumstances can still thrive, which is how IContinue reading “Eye – the print magazine that continues to thrive”