At the heart of College Magazine lies a close-knit team of student journalists. Our goal is to create an incredible guide for our college readers. We accomplish this goal by equipping our writers with the skills to tackle challenging subjects and ultimately uncover their voices. Learn more about the writer experience at College Magazine on our College Magazine Testimonials.
Our Editorial Director and editors lead the vision of College Magazine Check out our leadership team here!
Publisher: Amanda Nachman
Amanda Nachman launched College Magazine from her dorm room in 2007. She wanted to create an authentic guide to college to help students succeed in college. At College Magazine Amanda leads marketing campaigns helping awesome brands such as Staples, vitatminwater, The NAMM Foundation, TodayTix, StudentUniverse, Wolf Scooters, Lonely Planet and more connect with students in an authentic and engaging way. Nachman is a Keynote Speaker and host of the Podcast Find Your Passion Career. She has coached hundreds of college students through her College Magazine training program. Her student writers and editors have gone on to careers with National Geographic, USA Today, NBC, Rachael Ray Magazine, Vox and more. As a featured speaker, Nachman has both inspired students at college campuses and professionals at Google for Pubtelligence and the American Marketing Association. Contact Amanda here!
Editorial Director: Natalie DaRe
Natalie DaRe graduated from the University of Michigan in 2017 with a B.A. in English. As College Magazine’s Editorial Director, Natalie loves watching writers learn how to let their personalities shine through their writing. When she’s not thinking of College Magazine, she can be found re-watching early 2000s teen romcoms and complaining about inclement weather.
Editor-in-Chief: Selina Scott
Selina Scott is a recent UF graduate ready to take on the world. As an avid reader and lover of cats, she has a lot of spare time to dedicate to her main passion: writing. Watch out for her byline in Glamour or Elle magazine one day.
Katie Grotewiel is a sophomore at the College of William & Mary studying English and gender, sexuality and women’s studies. Prospective corgi owner. Cream cheese enthusiast.
Kimberly Hurd is sophomore public relations major at the University of Florida. Northern girl, Southern living. Probably writing or listening to Indie music.
Samantha Harward is a Senior at Florida State University studying English Literature. She loves traveling, hiking, reading, coffee and her favorite author is Chuck Palahniuk.
Alexa Sauvagere is a sophomore at the University of Florida. A lover for plenty of things from writing to film to working out, she struggles to pick favorites — but she will try! Her ultimate career dream is to become a full-time, critically acclaimed novelist or writer.