Please Welcome New M.S. in Publishing Faculty!

06e244dMarshall Corey, vice president, books & products for Time Inc. Affluent Media formerly American Express Publishing, oversees the company’s brand extensions: American Express Appointment Book program, Food & Wine and Travel + Leisure book programs, Travel + Leisure Elite Traveler Club, Food & Wine Connoisseur Club, Travel + Leisure Golf Players Club, SkyGuide Executive Privilege Club, and Travel + Leisure Family Club, as well as the American Express Publishing check program and product licensing. In this role, Corey is responsible for the acquisition, partnerships, communications, fulfillment, distribution, and planning for these products. Since assuming this role, his group has added more than one million customers, grown revenue by and increased net profit tremendously.

Professor Corey began at American Express Publishing as newsstand manager in magazine circulation in 1996. He was soon promoted to director, retail sales, directing newsstand and book sales through all retail channels. In 1999, his responsibilities increased to overseeing the management of the then start-up membership clubs, as well as the Food & Wine book program. He was promoted to his current role in September 2003. American Express Publishing was acquired by Time Inc. in Oct. 2013.  Before American Express Publishing, Corey worked at Time Inc., Hearst Magazines, and Bertelsmann in various retail and direct marketing roles.

Professor Corey is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta and has an MA from New York Institute of Technology and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.

Jobs of the Week: Schiffer Publishing and Wenner Media

schiffer-publishingSchiffer Publishing 

Type: Full Time

Position: Copy-Editor

Location: Atglen, PA

Description:
Schiffer Publishing Ltd., seeks a highly motivated individual with a bachelor’s degree for a full-time copy editor position. Attention to detail and excellent organizational, writing, editorial, and communication skills are a must. Competency in Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop are essential. Previous experience in the publishing or media industry is desired.
Duties include organizing, reviewing, and assessing the text and images of manuscripts submitted for publishing; communicating with authors and editors; solving problems creatively; and copy editing final proofs of books for accuracy, consistency, spelling, punctuation, and style. The position has opportunities for advancement.

To Apply:
  Visit and apply at mediabistro.com

 

wenner_vlogosWenner Media

Type: Full-time

Position: Publicity Assistant

Location: NYC

Description:
Wenner Media seeks a Publicity Assistant to support the Publicity Department for the Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, and Us Weekly brands. Assistant will be responsible for maintaining media mailing lists, overseeing press mailings, processing invoices, tracking media placements, managing phone calls, and other administrative responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. Additional responsibilities include assisting with media relations, sending news blasts and alerts, coordinating interviews, and internal edit and ad star interaction.

The ideal candidate will be extremely detail-oriented and have a strong interest in working in the Public Relations field. Additionally, we are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter who possesses excellent organization, writing, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of MS Word and Excel required. Prior experience in a publicity environment or internship is preferred.

To Apply:

Visit and apply at mediabistro.com, include a cover letter in application.

 

 

 

Link of the Week: Brooklyn Book Festival

BBFhomepagelogo-2014Make sure to mark your calendars, because the Brooklyn Book Festival is coming to town this Sunday!

Many serious readers, if asked, would tell you that there are few ways to better spend a day than to be surrounded by books in a cozy environment, enveloped in a world they can hold in their hands. There is also the kind of reader who forays into the realm of nature with just a book, no library or comfy couch needed.

Books unite us, despite our genre, reading device, and environmental preferences. And what better way is there to celebrate the book than by checking out the Brooklyn Book Festival? As the largest free literary event in New York City, the Festival promises events for every kind of reader and book professional, and even the causal passerby. From author readings and Q&A’s, trivia night and scavenger hunts, workshops, talks from top professionals and panel discussions, with music, art and food thrown in, attendees have a wide range of events to choose from. Click here to see the full list of events.

Events will be organized around the Brooklyn Borough Hall, but be sure to check out confirmed locations for any events you’re particularly interested in.

Events run from Sept. 15th until Sept. 22nd; main event is Sunday, Sept. 21st from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

logo_wnbaThe WNBA is coming!
Take some time to check out the WNBA’s booth at the Festival on Sunday, the 21st. They’re currently looking for interns, so drop by their booth (#703) and meet some new people from this fabulous organization! Read about this event.