Senior Editor, DETAILS
Danielle McNally is a senior editor at DETAILS. overseeing the magazine's health, fitness, and nutrition coverage in The Body section. She occasionally edits pieces in the feature well and contributes to packages across the range of topics the magazine covers. Prior to joining DETAILS, Danielle was the associate fitness editor at SHAPE, where she wrote the Get Fit News section, as well as the glossy's travel and pop culture coverage. She started as an editorial assistant at Food Network Magazine, where she was proud to be part of the magazine's highly successful launch before being promoted to assistant editor. Danielle got that first job thanks in large part to her ASME internship with Food & Wine, which taught her the ins and outs of a major national magazine. She has degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Miami. While there she spent her time creating and editing the school's first student magazine called, appropriately, Distraction.
Assistant Editor, O, The Oprah Magazine
Arianna is an assistant editor at O, The Oprah Magazine, where she writes and edits, assists the editor-at-large, works on the monthly iPad app, and runs the intern program. She is a journalism graduate of Penn State University, where magazines stole her heart away from newspapers after she became editor-in-chief of the University's student-run lifestyle magazine, Valley. Originally from Ellicott City, Maryland, she moved to New York after graduation and interned and freelanced for The New York Daily News before interning at O and deciding that she never wanted to leave. And, luckily, she never had to. She's excited to bring her passion for magazines to ASME NEXT.
Director, American Society of Magazine Editors
Nina Fortuna graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University with a bachelor's degree in English. She is the director of the American Society of Magazine Editors where she manages the National Magazine Awards, the ASME Best Cover Contest and the coveted Magazine Internship Program. Nina has been an intern at Seventeen magazine and has freelanced for various magazines including Time Out New York, Glamour, Seventeen and gURL.com. She and her high-maintenance Maltese Penny Lane live in Astoria, where Nina pretends the sound of the subway is really the sound of waves crashing on the beach.
Executive Assistant to the President of Hearst Magazines
Allie is the executive assistant to the president of Hearst Magazines, one of the world's largest monthly magazine publishers with 20 U.S. titles and nearly 300 international editions. In this role, Allie oversees special projects and events for the division, produces speaking engagement materials, and manages the daily schedule of the president. Prior to this, she was assistant to the editor in chief of Popular Mechanics. In her free time, Allie enjoys photography, writing and exploring the arts and culture of New York City. She has a BA in mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, where she was the editor in chief of the student newspaper.
Associate Editor (Mobile Editions), Esquire
Broad strokes: Mark is the mobile editions editor for Esquire, overseeing its tablet editions and standalone apps, producing video and interactive content, and contributing to the magazine's printed and interweb forms of expression. More, ever broader strokes: Mark grew up in Southern California, has a degree in Literary Journalism, has worked as a freelance writer and graphic designer, and dabbled in web coding. He spends a lot of time thinking in terms of swipes. And taps. And pinches to zoom. And inertia. And, of course, how to tell a story. Examples of his work with Esquire can be found here. He's excited about the next decade and where it takes publishing.
Features Editor, Teen Vogue
Jessica completed editorial internships at The New Yorker and Vogue before beginning her magazine work in earnest as the assistant to Glamour's editor-in-chief, former ASME president Cindi Leive. Jessica was then promoted to associate editor and worked on a wide range of magazine content in addition to Glamour's book projects and Women of the Year Awards. After a stint as the editorial director of I Like What You're Wearing, where she launched an interactive digital magazine, Jessica was named features editor at Teen Vogue, where she's thrilled to be able to tell meaningful stories to teens. She has a degree in film production from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and spent most of her formative years as a ballerina. If she weren't working in magazines, Jessica would be...working in magazines. Who is she kidding—this is a darn good gig.
Associate Editor/Men's Market Editor, ELLE
Seth has been a mainstay on the ELLE masthead for the past six and a half years, having started his tenure as the assistant to the Editor in Chief Robbie Myers. Now, as an associate editor in the editorial department and the menswear editor in fashion, on any given day he could be writing/editing pieces on theater, art, TV and music for ELLE's Intelligence section, working with writer Mickey Rapkin to book and edit ELLE's back page, Cherchez la Femme, or combing the men's market for the best ready-to-wear and accessories for a photo shoot. Before ELLE, Seth worked as a freelance editor for a motivational speaker in Denver, Colorado, and in college at NYU—where he majored in English literature with a concentration on fiction writing—he was a bustling intern in the script department at Saturday Night Live.
Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief, GQ
In his brief editorial career, Eric has served as a writer and fact checker for a handful of publications. He started off covering the local art scene for the Metro Philadelphia, followed by a stint in the Ben Bagdikian Fellowship Program at Mother Jones in San Francisco. He currently serves as assistant to GQ editor-in-chief Jim Nelson and writes for both the magazine and gq.com. You can find him most times at his desk drooling over the first issue of Lucky Peach.
Associate Lifestyle Editor, SELF
Devin Tomb is the associate lifestyle editor at SELF, overseeing career, personal finance, and social issues for the magazine. Prior to that, she was the love editor at Seventeen, where she wrote and edited a book for teen girls on relationships. She spent two years as an editorial assistant at Glamour, eventually editing career and personal finance features as well as the magazine's food and home section. Her writing has appeared in SELF, Seventeen, Glamour, CosmoGirl, and the Los Angeles Times.