Victoria

"Magazine publishing, more than many other fields, has long been a great career for women …,” says Patricia B. Fox, senior vice president, operations, and general manager, Healthy Living Group at Active Interest Media. Fox, along with the other women Publishing Executive selected for its first-annual “Top Women in Magazine Publishing” feature, exemplify the greatness that women have achieved in this industry.

Victoria magazine will come to life again on Oct. 30 as the women’s magazine that ceased publication in 2003 is being re-launched by Hoffman Media. Owned and operated by Hearst Magazines from 1987 to 2003, Victoria will re-launch as a bimonthly magazine with a cover price of $4.99. Founded in 1987, Victoria covered “romantic living”—from home and garden to fashion, beauty, food, decorating and profiles of women. In its latest form, Victoria will maintain a similar focus. “Women across the country have longed to have their beloved Victoria back and now they will,” says Phyllis Hoffman, CEO of Hoffman Media, which publishes a

Hearst Magazines and Hoffman Media LLC announced this week plans to resurrect Victoria magazine, last published in 2003 by Hearst. The companies’ joint venture will permit the Birmingham, Ala.-based Hoffman Media to begin publishing Victoria in October 2007. The magazine, which was published by Hearst from 1987 through its closing in 2003, will once again be dedicated to romantic living, including home and garden, fashion and beauty, food, home decorating, collectibles and profiles of remarkable women. Under the terms of the companies’ recent agreement, however, Hoffman will handle all editorial, production, distribution and advertising responsibilities of the magazine, while Hearst will contribute the Victoria

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