Center for Publishing

Magazine Managing Editorial and Production

Ensuring that magazines meet important production and financial deadlines is the role of the managing editor. In this course, we explore the overall structure and schedule of magazine production from the viewpoint of the managing editor. Students review editorial calendars and scheduling issues; they learn the importance of streamlined copy flow and the interrelationship between the copyediting, production and managing editorial departments. They review the general editorial support provided by the managing editor as well as the role of the managing editor in legal, human resources, brand management and IT. This course also provides a thorough understanding of magazine production and print and digital workflow.
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Associated Degrees