American Society of Magazine Editors Tribute Video

On May 3, 2012, Terry McDonell was inducted into the Magazine Editors' Hall of Fame. This video was prepared in his honor, and premiered at the annual National Magazine Awards Gala at which McDonell was formally inducted into the Hall.

Terry McDonell on NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams

McDonell, working as an editor at Sports Illustrated, on the importance of the first iPad in digital magazine publishing. January 27, 2010.

McDonell's ASME Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech

McDonell became the 26th person inducted into the Magazine Editors' Hall of Fame at the annual National Magazine Awards Gala in New York City.

In Conversation with Graydon Carter at the 92Y

McDonell discusses editing with Vanity Fair’s Carter. September 19, 2016. Full program.

Sports Illustrated Content Evolution

Highlights the digital development led by McDonell on various new platforms between 2009 and 2012.


Google 2009 IO keynote

McDonell on digital magazines, introduced by Sundar Pichai.

Conversations on Writing on Charlie Rose

McDonell discusses The Accidental Life with Charlie Rose. Watch on

SNL: Prose and Cons [Season 7, 1981]

McDonell makes cameo appearance in short skit featuring Eddie Murphy in his first season of Saturday Night Live. Watch on NBC.

Remembering George Plimpton

Along with Plimpton's former friends and colleagues, McDonell recalls fond memories of the writer and editor of the Paris Review. Watch on