Michael Rubino Joins Indy Monthly as Senior Editor

The award-winning journalist and Wabash College grad returns.

Recent Indianapolis Monthly writer-at-large and former associate editor Michael Rubino will return to the magazine full-time on April 1 as senior editor.

In this role, the award-winning journalist will write and edit features and departments, and contribute to other magazine packages and projects as well as online coverage.

A graduate of Wabash College, Rubino earned his Masters from the Indiana University School of Journalism, has written for The New York Times and the Christian Science Monitor, and has taught journalism courses at IUPUI, Indiana University, and Butler University. 

You can follow his storytelling adventures at @MARubino.

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A native of Inman, South Carolina, Amanda Heckert graduated from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina and began her career in journalism as an intern at Atlanta magazine. She then edited Newcomer magazine, a monthly covering Atlanta real estate, entertainment, arts, dining, and education, and helped launch a sister publication, Atlanta School Guide.In 2006, Heckert returned to Atlanta magazine and worked her way up from associate editor covering fashion and lifestyle to senior editor. In that position, she edited and wrote features on topics such as Dasani bottled water and The Real Housewives of Atlanta; contributed to and edited the front-of-book; and edited service and non-service packages, including the September 2011 Hollywood Issue, nominated for a City and Regional Magazine Association Award.Heckert joined Indianapolis Monthly in February 2012 and enjoys getting to know the Circle City with her husband, writer Justin Heckert, and their dog, Cooper.