Every year students from PPA accredited BA and MA courses compete for the Best Original Concept category in the Magazine Academy Awards. This year my former Magazine Business students scooped first prize with Tucked.
In an age where there is a magazine for everything, it would seem near on impossible to come up with an original concept in an untapped market. But that is exactly what these students achieved with Tucked – winner of this year’s Magazine Academy Awards – aimed at the LGBTQ demographic.
It is a concept that emerged from a course assignment whereby Magazine Journalism students working in groups of three or four had to come up with an idea for a new magazine, plus develop a pilot issue and media kit.
Having recently become the longest-serving editor in The RAILWAY Magazine’s 117-year history, Nick Pigott has left the title.
Nick’s former deputy, Chris Milner, has now stepped up into the role and is relishing the challenge of building on Nick’s record-breaking run.
“Nick has steered the title to unprecedented heights in recent years with growth in sales and subscriptions and in the sort of sporting parlance he’d use, he’s leaving with the league title and cup in the trophy cabinet,” said Tim Hartley, publisher of the railway portfolio at Mortons Media Group.Continue reading “Deputy takes over as editor at Railway Magazine”
According to TMB Weekly so far this year there have been 95 new title launches against 90 magazine closures – proof that despite of uncertainty in the market publishers are prepared to take a risk on a good idea.
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