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 was Head of Features Journalism at Solent University. She currently has a fractional post at Bournemouth University, alongside running her own magazine consultancy – The Magazine Expert Ltd.
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 has recently embarked on a PhD at Bournemouth University investigating magazine business strategies. Her research interests include: business strategies, new title launches, audience consumption/intelligence and editorial development.