New York Media Builds A Digital Empire On The Legacy Of Its Iconic Print Magazine
In the last decade, New York Media, the parent company of New York magazine, has aggressively expanded its digital offerings, adding six topic-oriented sites that have carved out their own space as standalone brands, built on the 50-year-old legacy of one of the most successful print magazines of all time.
It’s a remarkable story. When New York launched in launched in 1968, it gave a platform to some of the great writers, editors and designers ever to work in the medium, including Clay Felker, Tom Wolfe, Gloria Steinem, Milton Glaser and Jimmy Breslin.
In subsequent decades, it came to be known for excellence and innovation, covering New York City life, culture, politics, finance, entertainment, dining, and more, and at the same time transcending geographic boundaries and becoming a national magazine that viewed the world through the prism of New York. Since 2004, it has won more National Magazine Awards than any other publication, including Magazine of the Year in 2013.