Brides magazine editor-in-chief Keija Minor to visit the Newhouse School March 21

By Wendy S. Loughlin

March 18, 2013

Keija Minor, editor-in-chief of Brides magazine, will speak at the Newhouse School on Thursday, March 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the I-3 Center, 432 Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MagSpeakSU.

Minor was the first African-American to be named editor-in-chief of a Condé Nast magazine in the company’s 103-year history. She will speak about diversity in the magazine industry, repositioning a magazine to better fit the times and staying ahead of changes in the tumultuous media landscape. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Keija Minor

Minor has served in her current position since 2012. She previously served as executive editor of Brides, during which time she was responsible for the magazine’s day-to-day editorial operations and was instrumental in developing the redesign of Brides.com. 

Before Brides, Minor held positions as editor-in-chief of Uptown Magazine; editor-in-chief of Gotham Magazine; managing editor of Los Angeles Confidential; and managing editor of Aspen Peak.

Her talk is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jim Shahin at jbshahin@syr.edu.