• 1902

Company Description

Meredith Corporation is a media and marketing company, engages in book publishing, television broadcasting and integrated marketing.

Meredith Corporation, a media and marketing company, engages in magazine and book publishing, television broadcasting, integrated marketing, and interactive media business in the United States. It operates in two segments, Publishing and Broadcasting. The Publishing segment publishes magazines for women focusing on the home and family market. It publishes 25 subscription magazines, including Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents, American Baby, Fitness, and More, as well as approximately 135 special interest publications primarily under the Better Homes and Gardens brands. This segment also includes book publishing, which has approximately 200 books in print; integrated marketing, which offers customer relationship marketing services, including direct, database, custom publishing, digital, and word-of-mouth marketing to corporate customers; and an Internet presence that consists of approximately 30 Web sites. The Broadcasting segment includes 12 network-affiliated television stations comprising 6 CBS affiliates, 3 FOX affiliates, 2 MyNetworkTV affiliates, and 1 NBC affiliate, as well as 1 AM radio station. This segment also comprises 20 Web sites, including 8 mobile Web sites, 8 iPhone applications, and video related operations. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. ..