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The British Society of Magazine Editors launches ‘BSME Education’ in association with Readly

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The British Society of Magazine Editors (BSME), in association with Readly digital newsstand, has announced its new partnership scheme, ‘BSME Education’.

BSME Education in association with Readly, the European market leader in digital magazines, will see top editors and magazine experts working with education centres, including schools, colleges, and universities through lectures, webinars, mentorship sessions and visits to primary and secondary schools.

Maria Pieri, BSME 2020 Chair and Editorial Director of National Geographic Traveller (UK), says:
By introducing the work of the organisation to educational providers we are able to offer unrivalled expertise and knowledge to the talent of tomorrow. Our aim is to build a working relationship with academia to offer an insight and access to the media industry – for those with an interest, and those who have still to discover their interest. We look forward to working with as many educational centres (and students) as we can.

Chris Couchman, Head of UK Content at Readly says: Readly is excited to be collaborating with the BSME to support the next generation of editors and journalists. Putting back into the Readly ecosystem is something we always look to do; this partnership does that by promoting diversity, supporting trusted content and making the magazine industry accessible to all. Our core value focuses on bringing the magic of magazines into the future and we are keen to work together with one of the industry’s most highly regarded organisations. The BSME Education initiative offers experience and opportunities for the new and upcoming talent in our industry - something Readly is very proud to be a part of.

BSME Education key points

  • Primary, secondary schools, colleges and universities can book interactive guest lectures with the BSME Committee and members.
  • Mentorship opportunities for university students.
  • Access to BSME webinars and panel discussions with jobbing editors.
  • An educational resource database is being built for the industry, enabling them to reach out to courses in the hopes of opening younger eyes to the beauty of magazines. 
  • An insight into the industry, sharing the experience of Editors with Course Tutors to inspire and upskill future talent.

BSME Education in association with Readly will provide invaluable access to skilled individuals with practical knowledge of the industry, including established editors of publications like Digital Spy, Good Housekeeping, Grazia, Stella, Marketing Week, PULSE, Glamour, Car Magazine, ELLE (UK), Which?, the Rugby Journal and The Week Junior.

The programme will
pair as many students and graduates with as many valuable mentors as possible, making the magazine industry accessible to all. It will work to promote diversity and inclusivity and offer opportunities for all students.

For media enquiries:
Kate Tegelaars, press contact at Readly UK
+44 (0)7879 818 711, kate.tegelaars@readly.com    

About Readly
Readly is the European category leader for digital magazines. The company offers a digital subscription service, that lets customers have unlimited access to nearly 5,000 national and international magazines - all in one app and at a fixed monthly fee. Readly has subscribers in more than 50 countries and content available in 17 different languages. In collaboration with around 800 publishers worldwide, Readly is digitizing the magazine industry. In 2019, revenues amounted to SEK 265 million. Since September 2020, the Readly share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Midcap. https://corporate.readly.com

About the BSME
The BSME is the UK’s only society for digital and print editors and senior editorial staff. In its 32-year history the BSME, supported by a wealth of editorial talent, has championed editorial excellence, and been a resource provider and a place of support - all working towards the goal of supporting an incredible British editorial industry. Members of our society edit the top consumer, professional and customer digital and print brands across a wide range of markets, including titles as diverse as Fabulous, Cocoa, BBC Science Focus, Wired, Top Gear, olive, Time Out, GQ, Dezeen, Marie-Claire, FourFourTwo and Eye.





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