Mary  Hogarth Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Mary Hogarth

An experienced educator, media specialist, and writer, Mary Hogarth is an HEA Senior Fellow who has now has a fractional post at Bournemouth University. 


Mary more than 20 years’ industry experience, covering all aspects of magazine publishing, including a post as managing editor at Writers International Ltd – overseeing two national titles Weddings Today and Writer's Forum.

An experienced educator, media specialist and writer, Mary previously led Features Journalism at Southampton Solent University before joining Bournemouth University. She is also currently an External Examiner for the University of Sunderland and was recently awarded HEA Senior Fellowship.

Her specialist area of research revolves around magazine publishing from an editorial and business perspective. In 2014 she published How To Launch A Magazine In This Digital Age and has recently finished her latest text, Business Strategies for Magazine Publishing (Routledge). Mary has also been commissioned to write the 5th edition of Writing Feature Articles, which is scheduled for publication in early in 2019.


    BA (Hons) Journalism, Southampton Solent University 1997
    PG Cert in Learning & Teaching in HE Southampton Solent 2007
    MA Media & PR, Southampton Solent University 2011

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    New title launches (online, digital and print), audience engagement, editorial development & mentoring and developing sustainable business strategies.





Refinery29 for the millennial-minded woman

Published: Mar 27, 2018 by InPublishing
Authors: Mary Hogarth

In 2005, four friends in New York set up a digital media and entertainment company for young women. Today, Refi nery29 has more than 450 employees and claims a global audience footprint of 550 million. Mary Hogarth talks to Sarah Raphael and Gillian Orr about the challenges of bringing the brand to the UK market.

What's New In Publishing

When should a publisher adopt a membership model?

Published: Mar 18, 2018 by What's New In Publishing
Authors: Mary Hogarth

With many magazines struggling to maintain cash-flow and build a solid business model an ability to develop sustainable income streams is crucial. Mary Hogarth investigates where membership packages are the way forward.