Magazines 2.0: The Future of Magazine Publishing

February 8, 2012

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Elizabeth Fenner, Chicago magazine editor in chief, speaking at the 2012 AWJ-Chicago Annual Meeting.

Listen in to “Magazines 2.0: The Future of Magazine Publishing,” given by Elizabeth Fenner, editor-in-chief of Chicago magazine. Fenner gave this keynote speech at AWJ-Chicago's 19th Annual Meeting.

Elizabeth Fenner has held the position of editor-in-chief of Chicago magazine since September. Though she grew up in the Chicago area, Fenner spent most of her career at Time Inc. in New York City. She was a top editor at Fortune and Money and a senior editor at People, where she edited fashion and food stories, among others. From 2005 to 2007 she was the executive editor of Women’s Health, which she helped launch.

Fenner has acted as a judge for the National Magazine Awards and for the Gerald Loeb Awards for business journalism. Frequent TV appearances include such shows as Today, The CBS Early Show, Dateline NBC, and Entertainment Tonight. She holds a B.A. in classics from the University of Notre Dame.

Recorded Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at Stage Two, Columbia College.