Folio: Honors the 2018 Class of Rising Stars

NEW YORK — Over 40 up-and-coming publishing professionals were honored at Folio:’s Rising Stars Awards Luncheon at the New York Hilton Midtown on Tuesday. The Rising Star Honorees are individuals who are making their mark and disrupting the status quo of magazine media, even in the early stages of their careers. The afternoon’s keynote speaker was veteran magazine editor Myrna Blyth, who is currently AARP The Magazine’s SVP and editorial director. She shared her experiences overseeing the magazine with the largest circulation in the U.S., working as the longtime editor-in-chief and publisher of Ladies’ Home Journal, and being the founding editor and publishing director of More magazine. “I’m living proof that a career in media no matter how media evolves, whether it’s in speech or in writing or print, digital or some future iteration, that there will always be a need for those who create content or market it,” said Blyth. Blyth discussed her first career assignment for a teen magazine, which involved her covering a news conference for The Beatles, who had come to the U.S. for the first time, and made the point that while this event occurred before all of the Rising Stars were even born, the relevance of The Beatles still persists into modern day and that “the past and the present are closer in some ways than we have been led to believe.” While chronicling her years at Ladies’ Home Journal, she said that while it was a monthly magazine, her focus was always journalistic... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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