Magazine Publication of Bi-Monthly Issue


Choosing A Topic For Cover Story

12/03/2012 - 12/05/2012

Decide what topic will be best as cover story based on current events/most popular talent.

This will involve the chief editor and creative director getting together to brainstorm.

Set a release date

12/03/2012 - 12/04/2012

Release Date January 28, 2013

Chief editor will make the decision.

Do Research On Topic Of Interest

12/05/2012 - 12/07/2012

Find out contact information needed to set up interviews.
Talent Agent

This will be done by assistant editor and chief editor by going through client contact list.

Make Contact to Set Up Interviews/Photoshoots

12/10/2012 - 12/14/2012

Contact manager/publicist of talent.
Discuss negotiation/details of the project and decide on date to complete interview/photo shoot.
Complete Financial transaction/sign contracts.

Time is factored in to wait for returned calls and complete transactions.
Done by assistant editor and chief editor.

Decide on Design for Layout and Cover

12/12/2012 - 12/14/2012

Meet with in house graphic designer to discuss details

Chief editor conducts meeting.

Decide on Content for Magazine

12/12/2012 - 12/14/2012

Meet with in house writers to discus stories/ content that will be published.

Chief editor conducts meeting.

Set deadline for completion of layout, content, and design


Deadline will be January 15th 2012.

Chief editor sets deadline

Interviews/Photo Shoots for Magazine Content In Progress

12/14/2012 - 01/07/2013

Finalize all interviews and get photos required to publish in the magazine.

Done by in house photographer and writer.

Process is prolonged a little longer than normal due to the holidays.

Begin working on layout, content, and design

12/20/2012 - 01/14/2013

This is when the different departments will began working on the content such as graphic designing, writing story line etc..

Follow-up on Progress on Layout/Content Completion

01/07/2013 - 01/09/2013

Make sure things are staying on task.
Reminder of Deadlines.

Chief editor get's status updates for different departments.

Proofing of content

01/15/2013 - 01/17/2013

Proof for accuracy

Completed by chief editor

Send Approved Layout Content for Publishing


Send to publishing company in time for release date.

Begin Promoting Magazine Release


Promote the newly released issue through various social media platforms.

Send out a mass email blast.

Done by promotions and marketing staff.

(Suggestion from classmate Lorin Jetter as stated on the platform.)

Publish Magazine


Magazine will be released to public