HGTV Magazine to Officially Launch With June/July 2012 Issue; Dan Fuchs Named Publisher/Chief Revenue Officer
Katie Brown, Account Director
Brown joins the magazine after five years at Time Inc. in various sales positions, most recently at Entertainment Weekly, where she broke numerous non-endemic accounts and sold high-impact integrated marketing programs.
Jackie Seligman, Account Director
A 20-year veteran of Universal McCann, Seligman was the SVP, director of strategic print services specializing in strategic print development and negotiations for clients such as L'Oréal USA. Prior to that Seligman was a group media director leading media strategy and overall plan development on numerous accounts including beauty, financial, luxury, packaged goods and retail accounts. Prior to joining the sales staff of HGTV Magazine she worked as a consultant in the Hearst Integrated Media group on advertising sales strategy and research.
Debra Smith, Midwest Advertising Director
Smith spent the last 12 years running the Chicago office for O, The Oprah Magazine. One of O's first employees, Smith built the business in that region to record-breaking levels and established herself as one of the territory's most prominent and respected sales executives.
Jamie Strellner, Account Manager
A rising star at Hearst, Strellner went from sales assistant at O, The Oprah Magazine to one of the leading revenue generators in Hearst's Direct Response department (representing Country Living and Good Housekeeping). After a year of significant advertising page and revenue gains, she joins the launch team of HGTV Magazine.
ABOUT HEARST MAGAZINES
Hearst Magazines is a unit of Hearst Corporation, one of the nation's largest diversified communications companies. Hearst Magazines is the largest publisher of monthly magazines in the U.S. (ABC 2011), reaching 87 million adults (Spring 2011 MRI) with its 20 titles. In addition, the company publishes more than 300 editions around the world. Hearst Magazines Digital Media, dedicated to creating and implementing Hearst Magazines' digital strategy, has more than 28 websites and 14 mobile sites for brands such as Cosmopolitan, Popular Mechanics, ELLE, ELLE DECOR, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire and Seventeen, as well as digital-only sites such as Delish.com, a food site in partnership with MSN; MisQuinceMag.com; and RealBeauty.com. Hearst Magazines has published more than 150 applications and digital editions for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as the Droid platform. In addition, the company includes iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency.