The following is an interview with LindaDuffy, editor and general manager of
What is the nature of the content of thismagazine?
La Crosse Magazine
features stories thathighlight the issues, organizations, events,and individuals who live and work in LaCrosse and the surrounding communities.What are your primary job duties?As the editor, I plan the production schedulefor each year and work with the editorialstaff to plan the stories. For each issue, Iassign stories to writers, edit the stories, andwork with the creative director to obtainartwork for the stories. I also edit all of theadvertisements and help coordinate thecompletion of each issue. As GeneralManager, I also work with the salesdepartment to ensure deadlines are met andproduction stays on schedule.How long have you worked for themagazine?I was hired on August 3, 2007.What inspired you to take this job?The opportunity to be a part of acommunity-oriented magazine was veryappealing to me.What do you enjoy most about your job?I enjoy learning about the difference thatindividuals and organizations are making inour community--and then sharing thatinformation with others. Bringing others'stories to life is so fulfilling.