The Managing Editor Show
Making your words not suck.


If you have ever been accepted or rejected for publication someplace other than your site, or you'd like to give that sort of thing a try, this irreverent but essential podcast is for you.


Welcome to the Managing Editor Show. Every Tuesday morning we jump into your earbuds to talk the down and dirty on all things writing, editing, and content from the perspective of the guardians of the publishing galaxy—the folks who approve your submissions and make your words not suck. Here's your host...



EP001: What's The Managing Editor Show and Who Are These Ladies?

In the premiere episode of The Managing Editor Show, Elisa and Jess hit the ground running, discussing not only the format of the show but their credentials as well. With over 15 years of combined experience, the conversation veers into the personal, covering everything from their favorite drinks, to the proper way to utilize yoga pants, to the Portland, Oregon metro system, to annoying Australian workout videos. In a nutshell: "Words. Bourbon. Ab videos."


Songs used:

  • "A Farewell Waltz (1831)" - Victor Ryabchikov 
  • "Gangsta Rap" - Tha Dogg Pound