Trade magazine co. seeks staff writer/assoc. editor

Target Market Media Publications, Inc. is a Phoenix-based publication company. They focus on producing industry-focused, business-to-business trade magazines. Over the years they have printed several publications. Currently, they produce Attorney at Law Magazine, C-Level Magazine, Business Professional Magazine, Public Accountant Magazine, Real Estate Magazine and Financial Consultant Magazine.

With a tight focus on a particular industry, Target Market Media Publications, Inc. creates editorial that is similarly focused on the development of that industry. In addition to various editorial pieces, the magazine creates feature stories and profiles on professionals and businesses across the country.

Target Market Media Publications, Inc. is currently hiring a full-time Staff Writer/Associate Editor for their Phoenix office (7th St. and Thomas). This individual will interview and write feature stories for our various publications and editions. Additionally, the individual will assist the editor with reviewing and editing submitted articles as well as soliciting editorial from respected sources.

• Interviewing feature story subjects;
• Writing feature stories & profiles;
• Completing revisions;
• Meeting demanding deadlines;
• Reviewing & editing submitted articles;
• And, minor proofreading.

• 1-3 years of writing experience;
• B.A. in English or Journalism;
• And, knowledge of AP Style Standards;
• Interview experience is a plus.

To apply, send an e-mail to (Staff Writer/Associate Editor in the subject line), with your resume and 2-3 writing samples. List your desired compensation. While it is not required, preference will be given to feature story or profile writing samples.

Target Market Media to hire writer/associate editor

Target Market Media is seeking to fill a full-time local position of WRITER/ASSOCIATE EDITOR for our national network of local editions of Attorney at Law Magazine, Certified Public Accountant Magazine and soon to launch Financial Consultant Magazine.
Target Market Media is a publishing company specializing in business-to-business industry specific professional trade magazines maintaining a specialization in the publishing of monthly and bi-monthly, short run, regionally focused, controlled circulation, professional, business to business, industry trade publications and local association newsletters and magazines. Target Market Media’s focus has always been about niche media and marketing. The company goal has always been to provide very effective solutions for customers that are trying to reach very specific and highly targeted professional clients.

Job Overview
• Interview feature story subjects and write short feature stories in all three magazine title editions throughout the country
• Manage a full schedule of magazine deadlines for feature stories
• Manage all Proofreading and copy editing for the entire content for all magazine titles
• Edit and re-write submissions of professional articles and editorial from attorneys, accountants and financial planners
• Develop a variety of editorial content for all magazine titles
• Selecting and developing editorial topics
• Manage all pre-press responsibilities for magazine editorial content

• Experienced in professional interviews and developing feature stories
• BA/BS in English, journalism or related field
• Minimum 3 years experience with a publishing company
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills
• Well organized and proven ability to manage multiple projects
• Ability to manage 20+ interviews and custom features/profiles per month

Send resume, cover letter, and compensation history to 4647 N. 32nd Street Suite B-280, Phoenix, AZ, 85018.

Highroads Magazine welcomes new editor-in-chief

AAA Arizona announced in April that Jill Schildhouse has joined AAA Arizona as editor-in-chief of the bimonthly magazine Highroads®. In this role, Schildhouse will be responsible for overseeing the planning, writing, editing, and management of the magazine.

Schildhouse comes to AAA Arizona with more than 11 years of publishing experience. For the past several years she has been a freelance writer, contracting regularly for publications such as Arizona Highways, Muscle & Performance, Vim & Vigor, and Arrive, Amtrak’s onboard publication.

Highroads has long been a go-to source on topics related to travel, automotive, insurance, discounts and driving safety and we are committed to building on the success and viability of the publication,” said Paige Chadwick, Highroads publisher and vice president of marketing for AAA Arizona. “We believe that Jill’s wealth of talent and experience will uphold the publication’s integrity while playing an essential role in publication’s future, which will greatly benefit our audience of more than 475,000 Arizona households.”

“As a devoted reader of AAA publications since the age of 16, I am honored to join the talented team at Highroads,” said Schildhouse. “The magazine maintains a well-deserved position as a highly respected publication that offers valuable benefits information to AAA Arizona members.”

Prior to her freelance work, Schildhouse worked at McMurry, where she was responsible for publications including About Health, Massage Envy’s ME, GlaxoSmithKline’s Wellness Matters, and CBS’ Watch! She has also served as a senior writer for Inside Supply Management as well as associate editor for Food Product Design.

Schildhouse graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in corporate and organizational communications with an emphasis in journalism. She resides in North Central Phoenix.