Media specialist | educator | writer
Having accumulated more than 20 years of industry experience, her breadth of knowledge covers all aspects of magazine publishing – from editorial and features to online strategies and business development.
As an educator, media specialist and writer, Mary is currently a Senior Lecturer (fractional post) at Bournemouth University, alongside running her own magazine consultancy – The Magazine Expert Ltd. Her previous roles in Higher Education include Head of Features Journalism at Solent University.
In 2013 she published her first book, How To Launch A Magazine In This Digital Age, (Bloomsbury) and has since published two more texts – Business Strategies for Magazine Publishing (Routledge, 2018) and Writing Feature Articles (Routledge, 2019).
Mary still writes for a range of publications and is current working on a PhD at Bournemouth University investigating servitization in specialist magazine publishing. Research and development interests include emerging business models, sustainable revenue streams and audience engagement.