Amy Astley is editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest. Since taking this position in 2016, she has been reshaping the magazine’s presence for the digital era. Astley began her career at House & Garden, where she worked for five years until its closing in 1993. Next she went to Vogue as a Beauty Associate and worked her way up to Beauty Director. During her 13 years at Vogue she edited the fashion section called INDEX and helped launch numerous projects, including Teen Vogue, under the guide of Anna Wintour. At Architectural Digest, Astley has increased the online presence of the magazine by showcasing videos of celebrity homes and launching new digital verticals. The magazine’s increase in their social media has resulted in a 34 percent rise in print subscriptions since January 2016. Continue reading “Eliot Schein Lecture Amy Astley”
On Thursday, March 7, 2019, from 8:45am-5:00pm, there will be a Women in Leadership Series hosted by Marymount Manhattan College. It will be a one-day workshop where you can hear from women who are currently in the publishing industry. This is a great opportunity to learn about the ever-changing field. There will be presentations, panel discussions, and great opportunity for networking. This event is organized by our very own, Professor Romanello!
However, space is limited and all participants have to register in advance.
Pace University students and Marymount Manhattan College students are able to attend for free, with ID. Seats are only guaranteed for those who register early. This deadline is Friday, March 1, 2019.
The event will take place at:
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street
Regina Peruggi Room
To learn more about the program and the schedule, go here: https://www.mmm.edu/live/profiles/2899-1
Welcome to our new Spring 2019 students and welcome back to our older students for the Spring 2019 semester!
You are cordially invited to our Student Orientation at the Midtown Center (8th floor) on Monday, February 4th, from 5 to 6 pm.
This will give you a chance to meet other students, as well as faculty and staff in the program. It’s a great opportunity to network and make new friends.
Pizza and refreshments will be served.
Looking forward to meeting you.
Please RSVP by this Friday (February 1st).
The free Spring 2019 Mentoring Session with Professor Bette Rockmore is now open!
The M.S. in Publishing program is happy to announce that we will continue to offer the Mentoring Workshop for students who are graduating or have recently graduated.
This is a valuable resource for students who will be looking for a job in the industry.
Every Monday over a four-week period from February 18th-March 11th (Session 1) OR March 25th-April 15th (Session 2) at 4:00pm-5:30pm, Professor Rockmore will advise and counsel students about resumes, cover letters, and interview tips.
Read testimonials here about how this session helped fellow classmates.
RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org by February 1st. Please include which Mentoring session (1 or 2) you plan to attend and send your resume and a sample cover letter. Space is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Barnes and Noble in Union Square is having an event for the publication of The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington. Brad Meltzer, the author of the book, will be at the Barnes and Noble location on January 8th at 7 PM.