Mary Hogarth

Mary Hogarth

  • 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. In October 2017 Mary was awarded HEA Senior Fellowship status.

With nearly 20 years’ industry experience covering all aspects of magazine publishing, Mary has a wealth of knowledge, 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...





Profile of Teaching UG

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

Invited Lectures

  • Magazine Publishing, University of Sunderland, 01 Nov 2016 more
  • Developing your professional identity, University of Sunderland, 01 Oct 2017 more
  • What makes a successful magazine, University of Oklahoma, 13 Sep 2018 more
  • Magazine Audiences & Markets, University of Westminster, 23 Oct 2018 more
  • Magazine Publishing, University of Sunderland, 06 Nov 2018 more


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

External Responsibilities

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

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

Conference Presentations

  • Mapping the Magazine, Lessons from the past, 25 Jul 2018, Columbia College, Chicago
  • Magazines: The Way Ahead, New Sustainable Business Models, 15 Jan 2014, City University

Consultancy Activities

  • The Magazine Expert Ltd (magazine consultancy practice), Consultancy. Celebrating Poundbury
  • The Magzine Expert Ltd, magazine consultancy. Henry Leveson-Gower, publisher of The Mint Magazine -


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


External Media and Press

Broadcast Interview

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