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Magazine majors networking in NYC

Each spring a small group of junior and senior Magazine majors at Drake University travels to New York City on a fast-paced networking trip to meet with editors all across the city.

Prof. Jeff Inman (@magstudies) is the tireless tour guide for this year’s trip.

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Here’s a look at the group’s schedule:

Wed., April 6

  • 6:00 a.m.: Leave Des Moines
  • 11:15 a.m.: Arrive in New York City
  • 12:00 p.m.: Arrive at hotel, spend afternoon exploring
  • 6:30 p.m. : Viral Video Awards ceremony with Advertising Age editors

Thurs., April 7

  • 9:45 a.m. : Glamour: Wendy Naugle, Deputy Editor
  • 11:15 a.m. : Esquire, Ryan D’Agostino, Articles Editor 1:00 p.m. : Babble.com, Andrea Zimmerman, Blogs Editor
  • 2:45 p.m. : Ladies Home Journal, Ron Kelly, Managing Editor
  • 4:30 p.m. : Fast Company, Allegra Lagani, Managing Editor
  • 7:00 p.m. : Meet-up with Drake alumni working in NYC

Fri., April 8

  • 9:30 a.m. Adage.com, Abbey Klaassen, Editor
  • 11:00 a.m. Food Network, Vicki Wellington, publisher
  • 12:00 p.m. Breathe
  • 1:00 p.m. Elle.com, Laura Kudia, Digital Art
  • 2:45 p.m. Fresh Home/Rachel Ray, Rachel Deschepper, Online Editor
  • 4:30 p.m. Patch.com, Allison Quick, designer
  • 5:30 p.m. Return to hotel
  • 5:45 p.m. Collapse

The group will spend Saturday in New York City before returning on Sunday. Back to classes Monday with plenty of stories to tell!