Hearst 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.

Employee Rating

3.2More
TypePrivate
HQNew York, US
Founded1887
Size (employees)20,000 (est)
Websitehearst.com
Hearst was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at Hearst

Steven R. Swartz

Steven R. Swartz

President & Chief Executive Officer 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, Santa Monica, Des Moines, Chicago and in 5 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
300 W. 57th Street
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Hearst Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1887

Hearst Revenue

Hearst's revenue was reported to be $10.70 b in FY, 2015
USD

Revenue (FY, 2015)

10.7b
USDFY, 2015E

Revenue

10.7b
USDY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

4.1m
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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 News and Updates

Hearst Television to Spotlight People and Efforts Across America Working to Unite Communities

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Television will launch a year-long 2019 initiative to investigate, chronicle and study undertakings across the country focused on uniting people within their communities. In today's divisive climate, Project CommUNITY will move critical...

Digital Magazine Publishing 2018 Global Market Key Players – Advance Publication, American Media, Bloomberg, Forbes, Hearst, Meredith, New York Media – Analysis and Forecast to 2023

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Digital Magazine Publishing Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Local Television Remains Most Trusted News Source Per Smith-Geiger Study for Hearst Television

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The overwhelming majority of adults aged 18-49 consider local television to be the most trusted source of news and information, according to a national survey of consumers conducted by market-research firm SmithGeiger for Hearst Television....
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Hearst Blogs

Hearst Chief Investment Officer Roger Paschke Analyzes Consumer Debt

How big of an issue is debt for American consumers?Roger Paschke: In a recent report from the New York Federal Reserve Bank, household debt levels...

Hearst Acquires Print & Digital Assets of Seven Weekly Newspaper Brands From Hersam Acorn Newspapers, LLC

NEW YORK, October 18, 2018 – Hearst today announced it has acquired the print and digital assets of seven weekly newspaper brands from Hersam Acorn...

Matt Derienzo Named Vice President of News & Digital Content at Hearst Connecticut Media Group

NEW YORK, October 15, 2018—Hearst Newspapers today announced that Matt DeRienzo has been named vice president of news and digital content at Hearst...

Hearst Magazines Announces New Editorial and Publishing Leadership Roles

NEW YORK, October 10, 2018—Hearst Magazines today announced new roles and responsibilities across its portfolio of brands, which reflect an...

Hearst Chief Investment Officer Roger Paschke Looks at the Cost of Living Longer

What are the financial consequences of increasing life expectancy?Roger Paschke: To put this into context, the Center for Disease Control and...

Bill Nagel Named Publisher of the San Francisco Chronicle

NEW YORK, June 14, 2018 —Hearst Newspapers today named Bill Nagel publisher of the San Francisco Chronicle, replacing Jeff Johnson who was named...
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Hearst Company Life and Culture

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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 20,000 employees.

  • What is Hearst revenue?

    Latest Hearst annual revenue is $10.7 b.

  • What is Hearst revenue per employee?

    Latest Hearst revenue per employee is $535 k.

  • Who are Hearst competitors?

    Competitors of Hearst include Gannett, News Corp and The Economist.

  • Where is Hearst headquarters?

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

  • Where are Hearst offices?

    Hearst has offices in New York, Santa Monica, Des Moines, Chicago and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hearst have?

    Hearst has 9 offices.