I am putting together a team to produce a quarterly lifestyle magazine in Australia. It is important that some members are Australian residents but not all.
The work involves interviews, writing, photography, design and layout using ID, photo enhancement with Ps, research for advertising, social networking, and perhaps other jobs from time to time.
The internet and digital culture are placing huge pressure on all forms of print media, so newspapers and magazines are losing circulation and advertising and profitability in general. My response is to use digitisation and global networks to lower production costs and try to stay in the game. This means those who make the team will be successful on a hard choice made from a combination of skill, enthusiasm and cost per hour. This combination might give the project a chance and we might have some fun and income as part of the process.
Let's hope so.
I expect each issue will take about a month to complete, then there will be two months without...