MPA Workplace

The MPA workplace is a platform designed for both publishers and employees looking for employment opportunities. All you have to do is fill in your details and let us know what you're looking for. If you're interested in signing up, or you just want to take a look and see what's out there, this is a page you should bookmark.

Bright sides to the crisis

It’s hard to find bright spots to the Covid-19 media story, but global media network FIPP manage to find one or two in a report released last week. It says kids’ magazines and educational material – particularly that targeted at stuck-at-home parents – have hit the spot with readers; and newsy titles have had an uptick as readers seek the latest pandemic information Subscriptions – both print and digital – are up worldwide, they report. Web traffic is also up, although publishers are still struggling with how to monetise online traffic. And – this one won’t surprise you – online events are having a moment, as real-time get togethers are cancelled worldwide.

Revamped MPA Conference

Our conference will go ahead in late June this year, reshaped for the post-Covid environment. Instead of a half-day get together, we’re working with global media network FIPP and our sponsor PressReader to deliver a couple of online webinars with a mix of international and local speakers. FIPP CEO James Hewes will deliver the keynote address: a round up on what’s working for magazines around the glove. We’ll confirm the other speakers and dates and times as soon as we can. Read more about James Hewes here.