Industry VoicesWe go under the radar to get to know the personalities behind the names in publishing. Navigate through our previous interviews here
Guest Blog with Graham Johnson, Consultant Development Director at Air Business
My name is Graham Johnson and I am traitor to our kind. I’ll admit here and now that I stopped reading print magazines in 2015.
Lauren Holleyoake | Publisher | Grazia, Bauer Media
"At Grazia we've always started with the reader. We consistently look to the audience insight and we've always aimed to be "inside her head." Lauren Holleyoake, publisher of Grazia, has worked on the magazine for the nearly a decade and has invaluable insight into what makes one of the UK's most famous women's magazine brands tick.
Exact Editions Helps North American Birdwatching Magazine Launch Digitally
US magazine BirdWatching has launched brand new digital subscription options for individuals and institutions through the Exact Editions platform. Subscriptions feature fully-searchable access to a growing modern archive of back issues that can be browsed seamlessly across web, iOS and Android devices.
WoodWing Appoints New CTO Amanda van der Leest-Rasch to Support Further Growth
WoodWing has hired Amanda van der Leest-Rasch to the newly-created role of Chief Technology Officer. As well as building out the core solutions of WoodWing Studio and WoodWing Assets, van der Leest-Rasch will focus on growing the software development team, looking at potential acquisitions to complement WoodWing’s Content Orchestration positioning, and enhancing its cloud-based solutions.
Bauer Extends Government Kickstart Programme
Following the success of Bauer Media’s first round of the Government Kickstart programme, where thirty 16-24-year-olds were employed across the business, Bauer Media will be expanding the scheme and welcoming a second round of applicants.
MD of Ultima Media to Step Back and Launch New Strategic & Cost Management Business
Gavin Miller, Managing Director Ultima Media, a global b2b media, content and events business is to step back as MD and move to a consulting role to launch his own new strategic and cost management business, focused on ‘the business of marketing transformation in the age of Net Zero’.
Shutterstock's Archive, The Vault, Partners with Condé Nast for Exclusive Rights to Condé's Collection
One of the most culturally significant archive collections in the world, is exclusively available in The Vault
Monique van Dusseldorp | Author & Event Creator
Monique charts us through the lifecycle of her events portfolio over the last year, how hybrid events have evolved and what we should expect from the new hybrid format. Through a number of case studies Monique highlights a key realisation event organisers have had: "that there is a far bigger audience out there than they had imagined." As a result, "a whole new space has opened up for online meetings and events" and the potential to reach new communities, build on these relationships and keep the energy going all year round, not just at a physical event once a year.
Nikki Clare | Head of Events & Client Service | Hearst Live, Hearst
Nikki Clare describes the rollercoaster of change the Hearst events portfolio has gone through over the last year and how audience expectations have now changed to become more accepting of flexible formats such as speakers dialling in. What is important to remember however is that one shouldn't host hybrid for the sake of it. "There must be a clear purpose and benefit to it."
Government Launches the Digital Markets Unit
The Government has announced the launch of the Digital Markets Unit, a tough new regulator to help make sure tech giants cannot exploit their market dominance, crowd out competition and stifle innovation online.
The Week Junior Science + Nature Launches "Mysteries of Science" Podcast
The Week Junior Science+Nature is launching a podcast called Mysteries of Science on 1 April. The first episode focuses on the Loch Ness Monster.
Signature Starts Using Plastic-Free Packaging
Signature Publishing is making significant advances in the sustainability of products by trialling their first plastic-free packaging for their collectable toy figurines.