meredith corp (MDP) Key Developments
Meredith Corporation to Launch Parents Latina Magazine
Jun 27 14
Meredith Corporation announced that it will launch Parents Latina, a new English-language magazine focused on serving US Hispanic millennial mothers. Parents Latina will have a guaranteed rate base of 700,000 and will be published four times a year. Parents Latina will debut in Spring 2015 and will complement Meredith's existing Spanish-language brand, Ser Padres.
Time Does Not Plan To Hold Talks With Meredith
Jun 10 14
Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) may plan for acquisitions. Chief Executive Officer of Time, Joe Ripp said, “There will be opportunities for acquisitions, but I don't see a transformative acquisition in the near future.” Regarding talks with Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP, he added, “I've had no conversations with Meredith and I have no plans to talk with (Meredith Chief Executive Officer)Steve Lacey in the near future," Ripp said, when asked if there was any chance of rekindling merger talks with its rival magazine publisher.” Talks between the two firms broke off in March 2013. The stock price of Time closed at $23.3 on June 9, 2014.
Meredith Corporation Appoints Linda Augsburg as Editorial Content Chief for American Patchwork and Quilting Magazine and Meredith Crafts Group
Jun 9 14
Meredith Corporation announced that Linda Augsburg has been named Editorial Content Chief for American Patchwork and Quilting magazine and the Meredith Crafts Group, effective immediately. Augsburg has extensive experience in the quilting and crafts industry, with emphasis in editorial, multi-media and retail. She has worked closely with digital and online teams to develop programs and social platforms for brands. Augsburg's background includes helping launch numerous publications and brands - including McCall's Quilting and BeadStyle and Art Jewelry - as well as multiple websites for crafts, sewing and quilting audiences during her career at Prime Publishing. Augsburg experience also includes several editorial roles at Kalmbach Publishing from 2003-2010, where she served as Editor of Make It Mine. Prior to Kalmbach, she worked for Michaels Arts and Crafts Company as Editor of Michaels Create!.
Meredith Names Susan Pocharski Entertainment Director of More Magazine
May 27 14
Meredith Corporation announced that Susan Pocharski has been named Entertainment Director of More magazine. Pocharski will report to More Editor-in-Chief Lesley Jane Seymour, effective immediately. Pocharski most recently served as the Entertainment Director for sister Meredith
brand Ladies' Home Journal. Prior to joining Meredith in 2008, she was a founding editor of the weekly Life
magazine, where she served as articles editor and was responsible for the brand's pop culture content.
Meredith Corporation Presents at Benchmark One-on-One Investor Conference, May-29-2014
May 26 14
Meredith Corporation Presents at Benchmark One-on-One Investor Conference, May-29-2014 . Venue: The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.