Harma-Mae Smit

Edmonton, AB I explore the impact of faith on our action in the world. I also write opinion, personal narrative,…

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Read Alberta Magazines Month

Crab cake recipes, science fiction, yoga poses, fashion – Alberta magazines have you covered. Our magazines are trusted, thoughtful publications…

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Canada Post Talks Continue

Canada Post continues negotiations with CUPW with the help of a mediator. To view updates and information on Canada Post,…

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Congratulations, Alberta Book Publishing Awards Winners!

On Friday, September 14, 2018 the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) announced the winners of the 2018 Alberta Book…

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Happy Anniversary, City Palate!

This year is an enormous milestone for a member magazine beloved for its exploration and celebration of Calgary’s food and…

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Doug Horner

 Calgary, AB I am a Calgary-based writer and editor with close to a decade of experience in the magazine industry….

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YOUR COMMUNITY. YOUR STORIES.

Stay connected with Alberta Magazines  

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Christina Frangou

 Calgary, AB Christina Frangou is a features writer from Calgary, Alberta, who covers medicine, health and fitness. In 2016, she…

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Google Analytics 101

This starting-from-zero intro to Google Analytics with Graham F. Scott, Managing Editor, Digital at Canadian Business magazine, will quickly get you up…

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Writing for the Senses

How do you write for the five senses and how do you use these techniques to forward the story? It’s…

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Big Circulation Ideas for Tiny Budgets

Stretch. Pinch. Shoestring. If you’re helming circulation for a small, niche magazine, you’re probably pretty tired of those words. Faith…

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Regret the Error

Everybody makes mistakes, but many common writing and editing errors are preventable. Craig Silverman offers hands-on instruction in spotting and…

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How to Make Your Editor Happy

Omar Mouallem, award-winning freelance writer and former Avenue Edmonton associate editor, talks to host Käthe Lemon, about establishing a working…

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How to Get the Most from Your Writers

Käthe Lemon, editorial director of RedPoint Media Group and the editor of Avenue Calgary, talks to host Omar Mouallem about…

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Making Sponsored Content Work

With magazines, newspapers and digital publications turning to branded, sponsored and custom content for revenue, how can you best utilize…

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Assignment Letters and Contracts

Are your magazine’s stories perfect from the first draft? Do you rarely rewrite content, and seldom send back multiple fix…

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Design 411

You make a great-looking magazine, but you want to do better. You want to enjoy work more, sharpen your skills…

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Give Your Audience and Advertisers More

A monthly magazine isn’t always enough anymore. Your audience expects daily engagement with the topics important to them. But how…

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Advertising in the Magazine Business

After two years at the helm of Marketing magazine, Canada’s advertising and media source, Tom Gierasimczuk has profiled the business…

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Profile Writing: Crafting Narrative That Resonates

You pitched an interesting profile story to your editor, and you’ve been given the green light. Now what? This webinar…

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Interview Skills for Magazine Writers

Jacquie Moore, contributing editor at Swerve Calgary magazine, talks to host Käthe Lemon, editorial director at RedPoint Media Group, about…

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LawNow: From Print to Digital

Kristy Rhyason, Communications Coordinator at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (the publisher of LawNow Magazine), talks to host…

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Human Resources for Small Magazines

Small and mid-sized magazines are frequently bare-bones operations with limited (or no) full-time staff. To compete and thrive, publishers and…

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Building Media Kits That Appeal to Agencies

All marketing campaigns are based around meeting certain media objectives. In this webinar, Carla Shaw and Robyn Dawson of Kick…

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Using Digital Data for Story Research

Investigative reporters who once used print documents are increasingly turning to electronic data to research stories. In this online session,…

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Business Planning in a Shifting Environment

As publishers continue to wrestle with the many challenges facing their industry, the pressure to draft and implement business plans…

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Designing for Readers

Know your reader. Every art director and editor has heard this before, but how do you take what you know…

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The Return of Print

At once interactive, personal, and social, a well-made print magazine has an essential role to play in people’s lives. In…

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Making Social Media Make Sense

Social media is a key source of website traffic, an exciting way to showcase your content, and the key to…

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Windspeaker.com

INFORM, IMPACT AND INSPIRE IS WHAT WE DO. INDIGENOUS AND INDEPENDENT IS WHO WE ARE.  Windspeaker.com is Canada’s national Indigenous…

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Julie-Anne Cleyn

 Calgary, AB My name is Julie-Anne Cleyn, and I’m a writer and editor living in Calgary. In addition to having…

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Tracey Anderson

 Edmonton, AB Tracey is a technical editor in the education field and a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers. She…

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Cailynn Klingbeil

 Calgary, AB Cailynn is a generalist writer for newspapers and magazines. Her work covers topics including crime, business, urban affairs…

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Samantha Power

 Edmonton, AB I’m a freelance journalist, writer, and editor with a masters degree in journalism from Carleton. I was a…

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Kevin Pennyfeather

 Edmonton, AB Kevin is a Carib-Canadian freelance journalist who tells human stories with accurate reporting, and analyzes creative work with…

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Matthew Stepanic

 Edmonton, AB A lover of paper and ink, Matthew Stepanic currently has more books than space on his shelves. On…

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Facing Facebook

As Facebook continues to change the way it prioritizes posts, publishers need to understand what it means for their businesses….

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Adapting Your Workflow to a Multi-Channel Universe

Join TVA Group’s content director of multiplatform editions, book and special issues Jessica Ross as she guides us through the…

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Mining Your Metrics to Drive Engagement

Digital strategy consultant Lisa Murphy deciphers the key metrics for driving traffic and engagement online. Which metrics should you be…

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Optimizing Your Channels to Deliver Traffic

Join Dana DiTomaso, partner at Kick Point, an Edmonton-based digital marketing agency, as she teaches you how to think like…

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Growth Lessons From Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

What does it take to grow your magazine business in the age of fast-shifting advertising budgets, incessant technological change and…

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From Hub Cigar to the New Yorker

Alberta-born journalist Jeremy Keehn fell in love with magazines at Edmonton’s historic Hub Cigar newsstand. Formerly the currency and news…

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The Origins of Lucky Peach

Adam Krefman, founder of Lucky Peach magazine, sits down with Kathe Lemon, editor in chief of Avenue Calgary, to discuss…

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Defining Magazines

Chris Frey is the Toronto correspondent for Monocle and the founding editor-in-chief of Hazlitt magazine and the Toronto Standard. A…

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Publishing in Real Time with Chatelaine

Haley Overland, senior editor of social media for Canada’s preeminent women’s magazine, Chatelaine, discusses what social media can and can’t…

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The World Report on Magazine Innovation

How can magazines embrace media innovations without being seduced by flashes in the pan? Consultant Andrew Rolf, former head of…

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What I Learned After 40 Years at the New Yorker

John Bennet started at the New Yorker’s copy desk in 1975 and retired as a senior editor in late 2016….

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

By July 1, 2017, all emailers must be compliant with Canada’s anti-spam legislation. If you do not know how or…

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Building an Editorial Package Under Fire

When flames rushed into Canada’s oilsands capital, Maclean’s rushed its entire team toward the fire. One week later, that team…

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Crafting the Perfect Pitch

  The key to stability as a freelance magazine writer is pitching. Pitch often and pitch well. That’s the only…

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Fact-Checking for Magazines

A fact is anything that is known to be true: the colour of a house, the balance of a bank…

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Errors & Omissions Insurance

Errors and Omissions insurance offers protection against lawsuits that can arise in the course of the creation and dissemination of…

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Contracts 101

Freelance contracts can range in scale and scope, but at their heart they’re all about the same thing: establishing the rights…

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Omar Mouallem

 Edmonton, AB I’m a National Magazine Awards winning writer whose stories have appeared in NewYorker.com, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, WIRED, BuzzFeed and more. I am…

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Small Magazines, Big Ambitions

  As part of the 2017 Alberta Magazines Conference, award-winning editor Curtis Gillespie presented a session on how long-form narrative…

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Wider Horizons

A PUBLICATION OF LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE Wider Horizons is Lethbridge College’s community magazine, celebrating the successes and stories of students, employees,…

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Where Edmonton

TIMELY INFORMATION FOR TRAVELLERS Where Edmonton magazine presents an insider’s look at the very best Edmonton has to offer. Written…

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Where Canadian Rockies

ACTIVITIES, ATTRACTIONS, SHOPPING AND DINING IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES Where Canadian Rockies is the leading magazine for travellers to Banff,…

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Where Calgary

SHOPPING, DINING, ART AND ENTERTAINMENT IN CALGARY Where Calgary is the authoritative voice on where to eat and shop and…

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Western Horse Review

HORSEMANSHIP, CULTURE, STYLE. Western Horse Review is a magazine about western horsemanship, culture and style. It is photography, books, gear,…

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UPPERCASE

FOR THE CREATIVE AND CURIOUS UPPERCASE is a quarterly magazine for the creative and curious with content inspired by design,…

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Arch Magazine

UCALGARY INSIDE AND OUT A publication for UCalgary friends, alumni, supporters and curious readers at large, Arch magazine reflects and…

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The Tomato

TAKE A BITE OF YOUR CITY. TAKE A BITE OF THE TOMATO. Juicy. Versatile. Saucy. The Tomato food & drink…

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techlifetoday

LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERY DAY Techlifetoday is the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology’s online magazine. Techlifetoday.ca is the source for…

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T8N

ST. ALBERT’S CITY MAGAZINE T8N delivers compelling content about the people, stories and issues that make St. Albert a premier…

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The Prairie Journal: a Magazine of Canadian Literature

A PRAIRIE PERSPECTIVE ON CANADIAN LITERATURE As a Founding Member of AMPA, The Prairie Journal has been publishing the Best…

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On Spec

THE CANADIAN MAGAZINE OF THE FANTASTIC On Spec showcases the best examples of speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror and…

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Summit

A MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY PUBLICATION Summit is published in the fall and spring of each year. Its pages introduce the…

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New Trail

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA ALUMNI MAGAZINE Sharing the priorities and achievements of the University of Alberta and celebrating the successes of…

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LINK

THE MAGAZINE FOR SAIT ALUMNI LINK connects readers with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology through stories about the impact…

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IMPACT

CANADA’S BEST SOURCE OF HEALTH & FITNESS INFORMATION This glossy, high-quality, full colour publication is Canada’s only health, fitness and…

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Glencoe Life

THE GLENCOE CLUB MAGAZINE Glencoe Life is a magazine created for the members of The Glencoe Club, a longtime, private…

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GrainsWest

CONNECTING FARMERS, FOOD AND IDEAS GrainsWest is an agricultural magazine representing the interests of grain farmers in Alberta. Co-published by…

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Glass Buffalo

IN SEARCH OF MYTHIC POWER Glass Buffalo is a literary magazine in search of mythic power. We publish fiction, nonfiction,…

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GarageShots

THE ART OF HOT RODS & CUSTOMS GarageShots Magazine is about the art of the build. Different cars are beautiful…

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GalleriesWest.ca

WESTERN CANADA’S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2002 Galleries West is an online magazine published every second Tuesday to promote and advance…

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FreeFall

NEW, EMERGING, AND ESTABLISHED WRITERS IN POETRY, FICTION AND CREATIVE NONFICTION FreeFall Magazine features poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from the…

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filling Station

CANADA’S EXPERIMENTAL LITERARY MAGAZINE filling Station is dedicated to publishing the innovative, experimental, and unusual. Produced in Calgary by a…

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Culinaire

CALGARY – FOOD : DRINK : RECIPES Culinaire is a food and beverage magazine tempting tastebuds, engaging appetites and celebrating…

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Creative Scrapbooker

CANADA’S PAPER CRAFTING MAGAZINE Creative Scrapbooker is a quarterly paper crafting magazine. Look to this upbeat magazine for trend-setting techniques…

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Calgary’s Child

WE ARE FAMILY Calgary’s Child, Calgary’s premier family magazine, is the trusted source for news and information about issues, classes,…

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Birthing

PREGNANCY, BIRTH AND BEYOND Since 1997, Birthing magazine has helped families learn about healthy alternatives so they can make the…

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Edify Edmonton

PERSONIFY. UNIFY. IDENTIFY. ELECTRIFY. Edmonton’s premier lifestyle magazine. Frequency: 11 issues per year Subscription: $39/1 year, $59/2 years, $79/3 years…

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Avenue Calgary

27 YEARS OF CITY, LIFE, STYLE, CALGARY Avenue is Calgary’s premier city lifestyle magazine. Since 1994, Avenue has delivered award-winning…

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ATA Magazine

MAGAZINE OF THE ALBERTA TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION Launched in 1920, the ATA Magazine serves as a voice for teachers who are…

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Anthem

MAGAZINE OF AMBROSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE Anthem informs, educates, inspires, and engages its audience of alumni and supporters by telling the…

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Canadian Cowboy Country

CELEBRATING THE HEART & SOUL OF THE CANADIAN WEST SINCE 1997 Canadian Cowboy Country magazine is dedicated to the preservation…

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Alberta Views

NEW PERSPECTIVES FOR ENGAGED CITIZENS Alberta Views provides thoughtful commentary on the culture of Alberta—the political, economic and artistic life…

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Alberta Outdoorsmen

ALBERTA’S ONLY HUNTING, FISHING AND TRAPPING MAGAZINE Alberta Outdoorsmen is designed to keep the hunters, anglers and trappers of Alberta…

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airdrielife

CELEBRATING THE GOOD LIFE IN AIRDRIE A celebration of the people, places and events that make Airdrie, Alberta a great…

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