Flattery Will Get You Everywhere

Friday, August 20th, 2010

I woke up this morning to a delightful surprise: Johns Hopkins Magazine Associate Editor and all-around editorial guru Dale Keiger highlighted my recent Texas magazine cover story (“The Fall and Rise of Matt Miller”) on his UMagazinology blog. It was a thrill to write Matt’s story, but it was also a huge challenge, so I’m honored by […]

Enliven Your Editorial Calendar with a Little School Spirit

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

As managing editor of a higher education alumni magazine and news blog, I spend a lot of time thinking about story ideas. What are those brilliant topics/people/photographs/insights that will get readers excited, teach them something new or make them grateful they’re still in contact with the school? Our editorial team goes round and round on […]

Using WordPress to Publish an Online Magazine – Part I

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

As managing editor of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business alumni magazine, it’s my job to generate story ideas, interview sources, do background research, brainstorm art options, write feature articles and profiles, assign stories to our intern, edit copy and proofread layouts before printing. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Thanks to this […]

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