A summary of the main points gleaned from the conference by Natasha Sanders-Kay, MagsBC Board Member.
“There is an opportunity for more people than ever to share their ideas and stories. A diverse range of messages enhances the fabric of society.”
“Turning pixels on the screen to something beautiful you can touch, feel, and read in the bathtub never gets old.”
The City Editor will be our in-house expert on all things Vancouver.
Adbusters Media Foundation is looking for a creative writer/journalist with an activist bent. Must be politically minded and engaged with the pressing issues of our time.
The Magazine Association of BC has submitted grant applications to the Canada Periodical Fund and Creative BC for up to 6 internship subsidies between September 2016 to February 2017.
by Jane Hope, Vice-President, MagsBC Board and recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award for 2016. MagNet, Canada’s national magazine conference, is one of the hallmarks of the Canadian magazine calendar. Hosted by Magazines Canada, our national magazine association, this year marked a shift in leadership, with the new CEO Matthew Holmes at the […]
Peter Chettleburgh loves the creative aspect of publishing and enjoys producing news because it allows him to “be nosy”.
“We provide a place for the long-form essay which is a more serious study of a book.”
“Go to editing, writing, and publishing events and find or build a community. Editing can be a lonely job and it is wonderful to have colleagues to learn from, share stories with and rant about the apostrophe usage.”
“Be professional, even if you are writing for free; you’re not just building a portfolio, but also a professional reputation.”
“Stay strong. As the economy grows there may actually be opportunities for more trade publications with a Canadian focus.”
“Ultimately, I don’t think print magazines are going anywhere. I think they will continue to fragment into niches and become more specific as they explore the opportunity to become carefully targeted.”
“What I love most about producing this magazine are the CARS! I love driving cars, photographing cars, and talking cars. I never get bored. I’ve found my passion, and I’m really lucky that way.”