Good Housekeeping

How The Magazine Cover Is Surviving -- And Thriving -- In The Digital Revolution
June 26, 2015

It turns out the magazine hadn't done all it could. In the ethereal world of digital media, printed magazines continue to offer something concrete, a tangible representation of a collaboration between editors, artists, designers and writers. And nothing embodies this collaboration like the magazine cover, which remains one of the modern age's most widely consumed pieces of public art. As Time magazine's design director, D.W. Pine, put it, "I still feel like the power of the Time cover is because we print it. The power is that we take the time and energy to craft 

Publishing and Commerce: Will It Work?
June 4, 2015

As newsstand and advertising revenues plummet, magazine companies are desperately seeking new streams of revenue to plug the holes. They're pumping money into TV programming, online videos, native advertising departments and more. Now they've turned their attentions back to commerce, as the ease and fast growth of online shopping have reignited their belief that they, too, can become e-tailers. Why not? In their view, they already are arbiters of taste, curators of the best products for their readers, guardians of all that is chic and covetable. Why shouldn't they sell what they show in their pages?

Press Release: Hearst Launches GoodHousekeeping.TV in Continued Expansion of On-Demand and Paid Video Content Offerings
May 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY--(May 17, 2015) - Good Housekeeping and Hearst Digital Studios have partnered to launch GoodHousekeeping.TV, a premium video experience featuring the Web's most well-known creative experts alongside Good Housekeepingeditors. These how-to video classes offer a wide range of cooking, crafting and DIY projects, including repurposing vintage photos, creating the perfect gallery wall and transforming store-bought candy into beautiful, edible works of art. GoodHousekeeping.TV can be found at www.goodhousekeeping.tv and on Facebook,TwitterYouTube and Pinterest


Martha Stewart Living At 25: Leveraging The Personality, The Magazine, And The Cross Platform Selling.
May 7, 2015

Martha Stewart Living has always lived up to the dynamic personality of its namesake, staying true to its mission and focus: the creativity of the domestic arts. The magazine will celebrate its 25th birthday in 2016 under the masterful guidance of Meredith Corporation.

Meredith acquired the rights to Martha Stewart Living and http://www.marthastewart.com in October 2014 following a 10-year licensing agreement under which Meredith is responsible for sales and marketing, circulation, production, and other non-editorial functions of Martha Stewart Living and Martha Stewart Weddings magazines.

Press Release: Rudy Konyushkov Named Chief Technology Officer, Hearst Magazines International
May 7, 2015

NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 - Hearst Magazines International has appointed Rudy Konyushkov chief technology officer, responsible for overseeing the company's technology teams and strategy to accelerate innovation and maximize business growth. Konyushkov will continue to serve as CTO of Hearst Shkulev Media (HSM), a Russian joint venture of Hearst Magazines International. The announcement was made by Phil Wiser, chief technology officer of Hearst Corporation, and Simon Horne, senior vice president, chief financial officer and general manager of Hearst Magazines International, to whom Konyushkov will report. He will be based in New York City and Moscow.

Quad/Graphics Awarded 20-Title Contract from Hearst Magazines Valued at More than $500M
April 20, 2015

SUSSEX, WI-April 20, 2015-Quad/Graphics Inc. will continue to be the primary printer for Hearst Magazines' through 2020 under a new agreement valued at more than $500 million. Quad produces 20 of Hearst's 21 U.S. magazine titles, including CosmopolitanELLE,EsquireGood HousekeepingO, The Oprah MagazinePopular Mechanics and Car and Driver, as well as inserts and custom print products.

Quad/Graphics has been Hearst Magazines' largest print supplier since 2011, when it began printing Good HousekeepingHarper's BAZAARHouse BeautifulO, The Oprah Magazine,Woman's DayELLEELLE DECORCar and Driver and Road & Track in addition to Veranda, which the company has printed since 2007.

Press Release: Delish Relaunches With New Look, New Attitude, New Editorial Team, And Its Own Test Kitchen
April 2, 2015

NEW YORK, MARCH 31, 2015 - Hearst Magazines Digital Media (HMDM) today reintroduces Delish.com, with a sleek responsive design and fresh editorial point-of-view under new site director Joanna Saltz, who joins from Food Network Magazine.  The new Delish features content crafted by a team of food writers sharing what they're eating, making and testing in the Delish test kitchen

Hearst President David Carey: ‘We’re a Content Company with a Platform Mentality’
March 23, 2015

As president of one of the biggest women's monthly publishers, David Carey is obsessed with driving growth, be it from Hearst's longstanding titles including Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping, or new businesses such as Food Network Magazine and Dr. Oz: The Good Life. He has been involved in the purchase of nearly 100 titles from France's Lagardère, overseen the launches of new magazines with Dr. Oz, HGTV and The Food Network, and expects to introduce another one with a partner this year. 

Hearst Quietly Builds Digital-Video Arsenal
January 12, 2015

Hearst has incubated a digital-video powerhouse within its secretive empire, making a series of investments in while some other traditional media companies moved slowly or avoided such deals altogether.

The private media conglomerate, which has roots in print media but also has major interests in cable and TV, has poured nearly $300 million into digital video platforms in the last two years. The deals include stakes in video-intensive news site BuzzFeed, hardware company Roku, teen-focused YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, and video news site Vice Media (made through Hearst's 50 percent investment in A&E Networks).