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Company Overview of Highlights For Children, Inc.

Company Overview

Highlights For Children, Inc. publishes children’s books, magazines, and puzzle and activity books in North America. It offers children’s books ranging from preschool to middle grades that include picture books, early readers, non-fiction, poetry, and trade science; magazines, which include highlights, including stories, puzzles, and activities for various children groups; and skill-building word games, mazes, and hidden pictures. The company also offers gifts and toys, mobile applications, preschool magazines, and a Web site for kids. Highlights For Children, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio with editorial offices in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

1800 Watermark Drive

Columbus, OH 43216-0269

United States

Founded in 1946

Phone:

614-486-0631

Fax:

614-486-0762

Key Executives for Highlights For Children, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Editor in Chief Emeritus
Chief Executive Officer of Highlights-Jigsaw Toy and President of Highlights-Jigsaw Toy
Coordinating Editor
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Highlights For Children, Inc. Key Developments

Highlights for Children, Inc. Introduces High Five Bilingue Magazine in Spanish and English for Children

Highlights for Children announced the launch of a Spanish/English version of its popular High Five magazine for young children. Filled with character- and skill-building fun, High Five Bilingüe will be a resource to the rapidly growing population of young families in the U.S. who are learning both Spanish and English. Published monthly, each issue of High Five Bilingüe will feature a range of read-along stories and poems, crafts, games and puzzles in Spanish and English, to help children ages 2 to 6 become confident speakers, readers and writers in both languages. All of the magazine features are designed for children to enjoy together with a teacher, parent, grandparent or older sibling. A 12-month subscription to High Five Bilingüe is available for $34.44.

Highlights for Children Appoints Marie O’Neill as Creative Director of Editorial

Highlights for Children announced that it has appointed Marie O’Neill as Creative Director of Editorial. In this newly created role, O’Neill will lead the overall design sensibility for all children’s products published or licensed under the Highlights brand and its imprints, including all three Highlights magazines, kids’ websites, retail products, and books. O’Neill is a tenured Creative Director with an extensive publishing background that spans books, magazines, websites, and digital apps. Prior to joining Highlights, O’Neill was Creative Director at Scholastic for 17 years. She will be based at the Highlights editorial offices in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

Highlights for Children, Inc. Appoints Sylvia Barsotti as Director of Parenting Editorial

Highlights for Children, Inc. announced that it has appointed Sylvia Barsotti as Director of Parenting Editorial. In this newly created role, Barsotti will lead the strategy and development of Highlights Parenting, the division of Highlights that focuses on digital and print content for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers. In her position, Barsotti will play a key role in expanding the Highlights footprint into the parenting market and strengthening its position as a trusted authority on parenting and child development. She will be responsible for identifying and implementing best practices to create and deliver dynamic, quality content to a diverse parent audience.

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