Start the Presses

April 18, 2020
2 p.m. ET

About the Conference

Start the Presses is designed for students who want to start or recently started an ISI Collegiate Network publication.

This conference, originally scheduled for April 3–4 in Indianapolis, will be held online on Saturday, April 18. A roster of talented speakers and prominent voices in media will give you the tools you need to launch or grow your publication.

Spots are limited, so reserve yours now. 


Alexandra de Sanctis
Alexandra DeSanctis

Alexandra DeSanctis is a staff writer at National Review, where she writes reporting on commentary on politics, culture, elections, abortion policy, and the pro-life movement. She was previously a William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism with the National Review Institute and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame where she worked as Executive Editor of The Irish Rover, a Collegiate Network publication.

Philip Chalk
Philip Chalk

Philip Chalk grew up in Dallas, Texas. He studied history at Stanford University, theology at Oxford University’s Oriel College, and both history and theology at the University of Chicago. He has been an illustrator, writer, and editor, as well as a graphic designer. He previously worked as design director at The Weekly Standard and now at the Washington Examiner. He is an Episcopalian and a Texas Rangers fan – in that order, most of the time.

Brad Polumbo
Brad Polumbo

Brad Polumbo is the deputy contributors editor and a commentary writer at the Washington Examiner. He was previously an editor at the libertarian media nonprofit Young Voices, and his work has appeared in outlets such as National Review, USA Today, and The Daily Beast.

Launch or Grow Your Publication

Get the tools you need to launch or grow a successful independent publication.