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Interviews with editors, writers, bloggers and others at the top of the magazine industry

Interview: James Temperton, digital editor at WIRED UK, on pressure of telling impactful stories

There aren't many publications that had the privilege of Steve Jobs himself calling to buy an ad on the back cover; that have enough...

Interview: “Magazines are like fantasy and escapism, and I loved that” – Claudia Canavan,...

Claudia Canavan, 30, speaks to Chrystal Jones about how magazines were her coping mechanism growing up, the inspirational power of a WhatsApp group, and...

Interview: Chris Longridge, associate editor at Digital Spy on breaking into digital journalism

Chris Longridge, 47, is the associate editor at Digital Spy. He talks to Dominic Challis about his experience getting into the world of digital...

From print to digital: Matt Alagiah on swapping Monocle for It’s Nice That

After graduating from the University of Oxford with a BA in English and German, Matt Alagiah, 29, started his career as associate editor of...
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Satire, style and niche journalism: Gustav Temple, editor of The Chap

It has been more than two decades since Gustav Temple began publishing The Chap, a satirical fashion and lifestyle magazine designed for the modern...

Interview: Fishing for likes? Total Carp’s Matt Townend

Matt Townend, editor-at-large of Total Carp, on the reasons behind fishing's success on the internet and why he often spends 48 hours drinking tea. What...

Interview: ‘Don’t obsess over status. A sexy title might be meaningless’

After graduating with a BA in English, Hannah Swerling, 36, threw herself into the deep end of the industry. Twelve years later, she is...
Phoebe Burt - digital editor of Mollie Makes

Interview: ‘I want our magazine to be the Vogue of crafting’

Phoebe Burt is the digital content editor at Mollie Makes, a craft magazine published by Immediate Media Co. She talks to Radka Feichtingerová about her...

Interview: Sam Coare, editor of Kerrang!, on turning teenage kicks into his dream job

In the ever-changing world of music journalism, Kerrang! Magazine has been one of the few constants for rock and metal fans around the world. Since...

Interview: From counsel to critic – Helen O’Hara, Empire’s editor-at-large

Former legal eagle and now Empire magazine’s editor-at-large, Helen O’Hara tells George White about her motivation to swap real-life killers on Death Row for...