What is the future of print media? On a special episode of After the Jump Grace Bonney talks about this topic with an esteemed panel of guests in the print publication world. Hear from Paul Vitale and Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul Magazine, Michele Outland of Gather Journal & Janine Vangool of Uppercase Magazine. Together, they share their own experiences in the challenging world of print media and express their thoughts over its future. Find out what makes magazines such a different product than digital publications and why it’s not always easy to keep a print publishing business afloat! This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market.





“You need to have a lot of passion and some pockets [to start a print magazine].” [05:00]


“Be super passionate about what you do because it will consume your life. If it’s not something you love, don’t do it.” [21:00]


–Michele Outland on After the Jump


“I don’t have the ability to do a digital version of my magazine. It’s a one woman operation.” [10:00]


–Janine Vangool on After the Jump


“Let’s face it – you won’t exactly become a millionaire if you run a magazine.” [13:00]


“You have to be an expert in absolutely everything – from shipping to printing to going over contracts to answering emails.. there are so many things. The most important thing is having a passion and a unique voice.” [23:00]


–Paul Lowe on After the Jump