nepotism runs deep in all levels of this and other businesses. Case in point: The top two travel magazines…
Conde Nast Traveler: Pilar Guzman takes over in 2013 – her husband was the publisher at one point but moved over to GQ – another CN mag. Guzman brought on her friend and coworker Yolanda Edwards. Soon thereafter, Edwards husband, Matt Hranek started shooting features for the magazine.
Travel + Leisure recently replaced their creative director with Gretchen Smelter. Shortly thereafter, Frédéric LaGrange started shooting for T+L. LaGrange is married to Smelter.
TL;DR: start fucking the people that do the hiring.