Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a magazine geared towards children? As a National Geographic Kids Insider, I got an exclusive chance to speak to editor of National Geographic Kids and Little Kids Magazine, Rachel Bucholz to learn exactly that. I gained a lot of insight on how much thought goes into each magazine – from picking each issues theme to the cover everything is mapped and planned in extensive detail.
What goes into putting together each issue of the magazine?
If you’ve worked in any type of field that requires content planning, you’ll know some thought has to go into it. The content for all of 2014 has already been mapped out. Each story has its own team: editor, writer, photo editor and fact checker/researcher
What’s a typical day like for you?
Every day is different! There is lots of different responsibilities, from approving story ideas to planning out content that readers are going to love and learn from. Read the rest of this entry »