2018 Alberta Magazine Awards Finalists

February 5, 2018 – Calgary, AB  The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) is delighted to announce the showcase finalists for the 2018 Alberta Magazine Awards. The program honours and celebrates the work of Alberta’s magazine creatives; art directors, writers, photographers, …

MagCulture’s Jeremy Leslie on the Modern Magazine

  Walk the streets of downtown London and eventually you’ll find yourself on the doorstep of the embodiment of Jeremy Leslie’s love for magazines. What started as a blog in 2003, magCulture is now a retail shop and studio where …

Melanie Deziel on Raising the Branded-Content Bar

Branded-content strategist and 2018 Alberta Magazines Conference speaker Melanie Deziel chats with host Omar Mouallem about how she got her start, industry trends and how quickly they’re changing, and how to be a worthy competitor for a reader’s time and …

2017 Alberta Magazine Awards Winners

Alberta Magazine Awards Winners Announced Calgary, Mar 16, 2017 —Nearly 300 of the best and brightest talents in the Alberta magazine industry gathered in downtown Calgary March 16 to honour the winners of the Alberta Magazine Awards. The annual event, …

The World Report on Magazine Innovation with Andrew Rolf

How can magazines embrace media innovations without being seduced by flashes in the pan? Consultant Andrew Rolf, former head of commercial delivery at the Guardian, brings the “Good News” from the Innovation in Magazine Media 2017-18 World Report, and discusses …

Behind the Story

Curtis Gillespie, the award-winning co-founder and editor of Eighteen Bridges magazine and a 2017 Alberta Magazines Conference presenter, knows that when it comes to creating strong content, size doesn’t matter.  In this podcast, go behind the scenes with Gillespie and …

Publishing in Real Time with Chatelaine’s Haley Overland

Haley Overland, senior editor of social media for Canada’s preeminent women’s magazine, Chatelaine, discusses what social media can and can’t do for magazines. She joined host Omar Mouallem just days after the Women’s March on Washington and reveals how a …