Under Brian’s leadership, Portland Magazine received the 2005 Shibley Award as the best university magazine in North America and has racked up additional CASE awards over the years. It presents a deft mixture of thought-provoking stories, photo spreads, and essays that inspire non-alumni like me to pony up each year and make a donation, just so we can get the magazine.
(Read an archive of some of the best articles and features in Portland Magazine from the UP website).
I interviewed Brian about how and why he does what he does. His answers could be considered a treatise on how to make sure your university / college magazine stays innovative and relevant. Read the rest of this entry »