Monday, June 27, 2022

Magazine people

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

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...

Interview: ‘Building connections is half the battle’ – James Cartwright, Weapons of Reason editor

For the latest in our series of interviews with media people, James Cartwright, 31, editor of Weapons of Reason magazine, tells Amanda Walker about...

Interview: ‘Advice for budding journalists? Get noticed’ – Nick Clark, features editor, The Stage

Starting off as a reporter at Financial News, Nick Clark moved into arts journalism in 2011 and is now features editor of The Stage....

Interview: ‘Music journalism was seen as this gonzoid pursuit’ – MOJO boss John Mulvey

In the first of our series of interviews with editors, John Mulvey, boss of MOJO magazine, talks to Laura Phillips about music journalism myths,...