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How Our Issue 08 Feature Writers Approach Storytelling and Structure

Reading Issue 08: Endurance is a master class in how to tell a fresh story about the Lower Midwest

Sneak Peak: The Creative Director’s Favorite Spreads from Issue 08

Sneak Peak: The Creative Director’s Favorite Spreads from Issue 08

Spoiler alert: The New Territory’s Endurance issue is rad, and it’s almost finished. The stories in Issue 08 are full...

On Being Told, “You Have a Beautiful Product Nobody Knows About,” and the Team Turning that Around

On Being Told, “You Have a Beautiful Product Nobody Knows About,” and the Team Turning that Around

Here’s some irony for you: The New Territory–a magazine whose lifeblood is the power of stories–has had trouble getting out its own...

#TerritoryFriends pt. 1: Self-Awareness and Purposeful Leadership

#TerritoryFriends pt. 1: Self-Awareness and Purposeful Leadership

Last week we started our #territoryfriends series on friendship. We talked about collaborations we admire and people who have shaped The New...

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Friendship Built Today’s New Territory

“I interrupt my currently scheduled absence to bring you some kind words…” That’s how our founding collaborator Kate Strum started an...

Founding Members pass torches, begin new roles as Founding Advisors

Founding Members pass torches, begin new roles as Founding Advisors

Stability and change — the effort to balance both is one of our founding principles. That’s made it easier for us to...

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The New Territory Welcomes Our Inaugural Editing Fellows

This week, The New Territory welcomed new members to its team. We’re excited to introduce five women who will serve...

A Field Guide to Midwestern Magic

A Field Guide to Midwestern Magic

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” ...

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We Need a Crew As Nuts As We Are

When I was a kid, I watched Ocean’s 11 approximately 600 times. At face value, it’s a simple story: a team tries to...

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Why We’re Offering Everyone a Discount Code (It’s Probably Not Why You Think)

“Would you ever consider offering discounts as a promotion?” Bryce was testing waters. His new, official position as our online...