Communications and Events Manager
Skye Rubel is the Communications and Events Associate at MPA – The Association of Magazine Media. In this role, she provides support for the organization’s internal and external communications strategy, acts as a main point of contact for press and publicists, serves as the voice of MPA on social media and helps plan and produce major industry events, including the American Magazine Media Conference and the Annual IMAG Conference for independent publishers. Skye also serves as Chair of MPA Next, a community for junior-level employees who work in non-editorial functions in the magazine media industry.
Prior to her work at MPA, Skye was the editor in chief of infUSion, the University of Georgia's preeminent multicultural publication. Under her direction, the magazine garnered the coveted UGA NAACP Image Award for outstanding organization. Skye also served as fashion intern at Good Housekeeping, working closely with public relations agencies, representing the magazine at press events and assisting at photo shoots.
Skye is an honoree at the 2018 FOLIO: Rising Star Awards, honoring stand-out leaders in the early stages of their career. She is a 2015 graduate of the Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia and was one of a handful of students chosen to appear in Grady’s centennial posting of student leaders.