The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

New York Leads Ellie Nominees: Up for Nine National Magazine Awards, Including Magazine of the Year
GQ received the second-most nominations with six, followed by The New Yorker with five, Bon Appetit with four and Matter, National Geographic and Poetry with three each.
Hearst CFO Scherzer Focuses on Balancing Entrepreneurialism & Centralization
Speaking at Deloitte’s 2015 CFO Vision Conference, Mitchell Scherzer, CFO of Hearst, discusses his general philosophy.
Meredith's Better Home and Gardens Reveals Makeover, Slew of New Columns with February Issue
The all new BHG includes a spruced up food section with three new columns: "Cravings", "How to cook" and "Fast & Fresh". There is also a new health column called "The Health Nut" and the how to section "I Did It"was expanded to include step by step how to's. The new issue goes live on Newsstands today.
Esquire Partners With Instagram for Pitti Uomo and Sundance Portrait Series
Esquire has joined forces with Instagram on a collaboration ushered by Eva Chen, who heads up fashion partnerships at the tech company. The deal includes the release of photos this week from Pitti Uomo, and later this month, from the Sundance Film Festival.
Pitchfork Staff, Kendall Jenner and Ronda Rousey Appear in New Conde Nast Ad Campaign
Conde Nast didn't have to go too far find talent for a new advertising campaign about creativity, called "Create. Connect. Condé Nast."
In Forbes Media Sale, Five-Figure Battle Started a $100 Million War
Both sides say the dispute hasn’t affected the daily operations of Forbes Media, which showed a revenue increase of 15 percent last year over the previous year.
Latest Essence Features 3 Covers!
Essence’s latest Black History Month issue features three different covers, each dedicated to a black woman who is shaping the future via what cover story writer Bené Viera described as Black Girl Magic...
Kalmbach Announces New Vice President of Content
Last week Kalmbach Publishing Co., publisher of hobbyist titles Model Railroader, Discover, Drone360, and more, announced the appointment of Stephen C. George as vice president of content.
Barron’s Launches Redesigned iOS App: To Launch New Android Version Soon
The universal app features streamlined navigation and a new design, but is a more expensive alternative to subscribing online or in print.
ProQuest Creates Women’s Magazine Archive, Digital Collection of Women’s Magazines
ProQuest is providing researchers with a unique lens on 19th and 20th-century history and culture by digitizing the complete archives of six of the foremost women’s magazines of the past century, making them easy to search and access.
Penthouse to Shutter Print Magazine, Go Digital
Digital Marketers Value Snapchat As Important Audience-Reaching Platform
Penske Media Buys Indiewire
The Power of Audiences: Why Innovative Publishers Are More Valuable than Ever
Infographic: How Publishers Are Navigating the Brave New World of Ad Blockers
Most Brands on Instagram Post Daily Content
Publishers Find Digitizing Archives Remains the Biggest Obstacle to Monetizing Them
Experts, authorities, practitioners and strategists will headline conversations and keynotes on innovators and innovation offering up ideas and inspiration to grow your brand and your business. Thank you to our partners for their sponsorship support of AMMC 2016: The Alliance for Audited Media; AmDocs; Chartbeat; GfK MRI; HiFi; Kantar Media; KeyWee; MediaRadar; ONEcount; OneVision; PIB; Port Hawkesbury Paper; Publishers Press; RR Donnelley; ShopAdvisor; SocialFlow; and Vindicia. —For a sponsorship overview contact Alison Heisler for details on all sponsorship levels: aheisler@magazine.org or 212-872-3740.
The ASME Best Cover Contest gallery is now posted on texture.com. Readers’ Choice voting begins January 5. Tell your readers to vote.
February 01 - 02, 2016
Grand Hyatt New York
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Alison Heisler at aheisler@magazine.org or 212.872.3740.
Chris O'Shea at FishbowlNY wrote of Glynnis MacNicol's feature on Playboy's workplace atmosphere in ELLE: "What is it like to work there as a woman during the magazine’s heyday? According to ELLE, pretty cool, actually..."