HGTV Magazine to Officially Launch With June/July 2012 Issue; Dan Fuchs Named Publisher/Chief Revenue Officer
Under Fuchs' leadership, HGTV Magazine has beefed up its advertising and marketing team to promote the new publication in the market and drive advertising pages into the launch issue. So far, the magazine is attracting advertisers across categories including home decorating, building supplies, retail, food, financial services and consumer packaged goods for the June/July debut and the rest of the year.
Prior to O, The Oprah Magazine, Fuchs was the associate publisher of Lifetime magazine. He joined Hearst in 2003 after 10 years at Condé Nast Publications, where he held various sales and management positions at Bon Appétit and SELF in both the San Francisco and New York offices. He started his career in the media planning department at J. Walter Thompson, New York.
Clinton said, "With Dan's experience in the lifestyle space and at magazines that grew out of television brands, he is the right person to launch HGTV Magazine into the advertising marketplace."
Other new hires at HGTV Magazine include:
Kate English Mankoff, Executive Director, Integrated Marketing
After starting her career at Interview Magazine, Mankoff joined Hearst Magazines in 2004 in the corporate sales and marketing division. She most recently served as marketing director at Hearst Integrated Media where she was responsible for the creation and implementation of custom marketing programs for some of Hearst's largest accounts including eBay, Procter and Gamble and Unilever. She will oversee the marketing department of HGTV Magazine and work closely with our joint venture partners in the development and execution of convergent deals.
Carrie Cullen, Advertising Director
For the past two years, Cullen has served as the sales development director at Food Network Magazine, where she oversaw category and new business development and sold numerous integrated programs with Hearst's joint venture partner, Scripps. She has extensive management experience as well, having served as the advertising director at both Glamour and Gourmet magazines.