Mary Hogarth

Mary Hogarth

  • mhogarth at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer (Academic) in Journalism
  • Weymouth House W314, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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An experienced educator, media specialist, and writer, Mary previously led the Features Journalism programme group at Southampton Solent University before joining Bournemouth University on a fractional post and is currently an External Examiner for the University of Sunderland.

Mary has nearly 20 years’ industry experience covering all aspects of magazine publishing, including as managing editor at Writers International Ltd – overseeing two national titles Weddings Today and Writer's Forum magazine.

Her specialist area of research revolves around magazine publishing from an editorial and business perspective. In 2014 she published How To Launch A Magazine In This Digital Age and is currently working on her second book, Magazine Business Strategies due to be completed in Oct 2017. Mary has also been commissioned to write the 5th edition of Writing Feature Articles, which is scheduled for publication in late 2018.

Her consultancy practice, themagazineexpert Ltd was re-launched as a limited company in 2015 advising publishers/editors on new title launches, audience engagement, editorial development and developing sustainable magazine business strategies...



Profile of Teaching UG

  • Dissertations (2016)
  • Features & Online 1
  • Writing for the Media, Unit Leader (2016-present)
  • Magazines & Markets (Southampton Solent University 2011-2013)
  • Print Journalism: Professional Practice and Employability (Southampton Solent University 2011-2013)
  • Print Journalism: Editing & Production (Southampton Solent University 2011-2013)
  • Lifestyle Journalism option (Southampton Solent University 2012-2015)
  • Final Major Projects (Southampton Solent University 2011-2015)
  • Magazine Business (Southampton Solent University 2012-2015)
  • Major Multi-Media Projects (2015)
  • Dissertations (2016)
  • Features & Online 1 (2016-present)

Invited Lectures

  • Guest lecture - University of Sunderland
  • Guest lecture - University of Sunderland


  • Magazines - the past, present and future (Southampton Solent University, 01 Jul 2014). Awarded

External Responsibilities

  • University of Central Lancashire, External Examiner (2010-2013)
  • University of Sunderland, External Examiner (2016-)

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Dorchester Chamber For Business - Learning lunch
  • Your business from a media perspective

Conference Presentations

  • Magazines: The Way Ahead, New Sustainable Business Models, 15 January 2014, City University


  • PGCE in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (Southampton Solent University, 2007)
  • MA in Media with Corporate PR (Southampton Solent University, 2011)
  • BA (Hons) in Journalism (Nottingham Trent University, 1997)


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