Hearst Leaders Offer Rare Glimpse at Company’s Financials
What’s the fastest-growing business at Hearst?
Not ESPN. Not its 30 TV stations. Not its recent investments in Vice Media or Buzzfeed. The rock star at Hearst at present is Homecare Homebase, a company that provides the software used by home health care agencies.
Hearst CEO Steve Swartz offered that tidbit during a Q&A conversation with Hearst exec vice chairman held as part of the Paley Center for Media’s International Council Summit Thursday in New York. The 40-minute session offered a rare glimpse at some specifics of the privately held Hearst’s various media, publishing and data businesses.