On Tuesday, I had the opportunity of a lifetime to sit down with Sabine Feldmann, the Vice President & Publisher of Teen Vogue! I recently became a member of Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), an organization with over 4,000 executives in the beauty industry. I signed up for their mentor program and saw that Sabine was a member as well; I was so excited when she asked me to stop by!
We sat in the fabulous Conde Nast cafeteria eating yummy frozen yogurt (with chocolate sprinkles!) and chatting about how to excel in the magazine industry. I've been freelancing at magazines including InStyle and Cosmopolitan but I'm now considering a full-time editorial gig. But, oh lord, that is easier said than done! So I decided to pick her brain for any tips on how to reach this goal. And her advice: NETWORK! NETWORK! NETWORK! The saying has never been more true: "It's not what you know, but who you know".
It was such a pleasure to meet with Sabine- she's so lovely and sweet. Expert advice, great tips (and did I mention to delicious frozen yogurt?). It was a great day all around!
Until next time...smooches*
*Photo credit: amateurgourmet.com