When I first discussed graduate assistantships with Suzette Heiman
, she told me her project for the fall was a new-and-improved journalism alumni magazine. With all the excitement of the past few years (planning the centennial, producing the commemorative book), the magazine had fallen by the wayside, but it was time to relaunch.
After a brief conversation, I was sold. The task was both daunting and exciting - the freedom to start from scratch combined with the fear of having no models - but as an aspiring magazine editor, leading the production of a publication from start to finish was an opportunity I couldn't pass up. [More