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Hearst is a company that publishes monthly magazines. It publishes various U.S. titles and international editions and operates web sites and mobile sites. The Company owns a variety of newspapers, magazines, television channels, and television stations, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, Cosmopolitan, and Esquire.
TypePrivate
Founded1887
HQNew York, US
Websitehearst.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Culture scoreC-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2020)2,737
Job Openings240
Revenue (Y, 2018)$10.8 B

Key People/Management at Hearst

Steven R. Swartz

Steven R. Swartz

President & CEO, Hearst
William R. Hearst

William R. Hearst

Chairman of the Board Hearst
Frank A. Bennack

Frank A. Bennack

Executive Vice Chairman & Former CEO Hearst
Mark E. Aldam

Mark E. Aldam

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Hearst
Richard P. Malloch

Richard P. Malloch

Executive Vice President for Business Media Hearst
Mitchell Scherzer

Mitchell Scherzer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Hearst
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Hearst Office Locations

Hearst has offices in New York, Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Birmingham and in 5 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
300 W 57th St
Ann Arbor, US
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Birmingham, US
Birmingham, AL, USA
Charlotte, US
Charlotte, NC, USA
Chicago, US
Chicago, IL, USA
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Hearst Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1887
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Hearst Revenue

Hearst's revenue was reported to be $10.80 b in Y, 2018
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

10.8b
USDFY, 2015EY, 2018

Revenue

10.7b10.8b
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Hearst Operating Metrics

Hearst's Unique Visitors was reported to be 102.7 m in Aug, 2018.
Jul, 2015Sep, 2015Aug, 2016Oct, 2016Sep, 2017Oct, 2017Aug, 2018Oct, 2018

Television Stations

30 30 30 31

Titles

18 21 20 25

Unique Visitors

59.80 m79.70 m74.50 m102.70 m
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Hearst Online and Social Media Presence

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Hearst Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    62/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    66/100

  • Compensation

    D

    54/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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Hearst News and Updates

Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines, Named Chairman of IAB Board of Directors

PALM DESERT, Calif., Feb. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IAB, the national trade association for the digital media and marketing industries, today announced that it has elected Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines, as Chairman of the trade organization's Board of Directors. Young has served...

Salary confusion, job upheaval, and tensions with management: Hearst Magazines employees talk about why they unionized

Hearst Magazines editorial employees at big-name titles including Cosmopolitan and Esquire recently joined a throng of other media workers who are unionizing. A Hearst union would be a big win for the Writers Guild of America East, representing 24 titles. Many of the staffers said they were motiva…

Veritas Farms Launches Digital Advertising Campaign with Hearst Media

Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nov. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Veritas Farms, Inc. (OTCQB:VFRM) “Veritas Farms” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated agribusiness focused on the production of full spectrum hemp oil products with naturally occurring cannabinoids is pleased to annou…

Hearst Staffers Vote To Unionize

Employees of 24 publications, including Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Men's Health, will join Writers Guild of America.

A martech startup has raised $3.5 million to bring cannabis and CBD ads to publishers like BuzzFeed, Hearst, and USA Today

Mainstream media has largely shied away from cannabis ads because of regulatory hurdles. But a martech startup called Vana claims it has proprietary age-gating and state-gating technology that can place cannabis and CBD ads that are compliant. It's been running such ads across its publisher networ…

Frank Bennack, the former CEO of Hearst, shares 7 tricks from his CEO 'operator's guide'

Frank Bennack is executive vice chairman and former CEO of Hearst.  Bennack is also a governor and former chairman of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and its Healthcare System, a managing director of the Metropolitan Opera of New York, chairman emeritus of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, an…
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Hearst Blogs

Fitch Group Becomes a Wholly-Owned Hearst Business

NEW YORK, April 12, 2018 – Hearst announced today that it has purchased from Fimalac S.A. an additional 20 percent interest in global financial...

​Hearst Newspapers Names Mark Medici Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

NEW YORK, June 6, 2018—Hearst Newspapers today announced that Mark Medici has been named executive vice president and chief marketing officer, a new...

Duvoisin, a Former L.A. Times Top Editor, Named Express-News Editor

Veteran journalist Marc Duvoisin has been named editor and vice president of the San Antonio Express-News.Duvoisin had been a top editor at the Los...

​Kate Lewis Named Chief Content Officer of Hearst Magazines

NEW YORK, August 8, 2018 – Kate Lewis has been named chief content officer of Hearst Magazines. The announcement was made by Hearst President...

KUBRA Storm Center 5 Outage Map Provides Crucial Insights During Dangerous Weather

It's a dark and blustery February night, and Joe’s family is just finishing dinner. As Joe gets up to begin clearing the table, the house goes dark,...

Hearst Foundations Present Spring 2018 Grants

The Hearst Foundations have announced that 79 grants valued at $8,900,000 have been awarded to deserving nonprofit organizations. The Foundations serve...
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Hearst Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hearst founded?

    Hearst was founded in 1887.

  • Who are Hearst key executives?

    Hearst's key executives are Steven R. Swartz, William R. Hearst and Frank A. Bennack.

  • How many employees does Hearst have?

    Hearst has 2,737 employees.

  • What is Hearst revenue?

    Latest Hearst annual revenue is $10.8 b.

  • What is Hearst revenue per employee?

    Latest Hearst revenue per employee is $3.9 m.

  • Who are Hearst competitors?

    Competitors of Hearst include News Corp, Gannett and New York Magazine.

  • Where is Hearst headquarters?

    Hearst headquarters is located at 300 W 57th St, New York.

  • Where are Hearst offices?

    Hearst has offices in New York, Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Birmingham and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hearst have?

    Hearst has 9 offices.