Hearst Magazines

 Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 34 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union; hundreds of magazines around the world, including Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan,ELLE and O, The Oprah Magazine; 29 television stations, which reach a combined 18 percent of U.S. viewers; ownership in leading cable networks, including Lifetime, A&E, HISTORY and ESPN; significant holdings in automotive, electronic and medical/pharmaceutical business information companies; a majority stake in global ratings agency Fitch Group; Internet and marketing services businesses; television production; newspaper features distribution; and real estate.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
20,000 (est)
Hearst Magazines was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Hearst Magazines

Lincoln Millstein

Lincoln Millstein

Senior Vice President & Special Assistant to the CEO
Steven Swartz

Steven Swartz

President & Chief Executive Officer
Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

Executive Vice Chairman & Former CEO
Philip R. Wiser

Philip R. Wiser

Chief Technology Officer
William R. Hearst III

William R. Hearst III

Chairman of the Board
James M. Asher

James M. Asher

Senior Vice President Chief Legal & Development Officer
Eve Burton

Eve Burton

Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Mark E. Aldam

Mark E. Aldam

President Hearst Newspapers
Mitchell Scherzer

Mitchell Scherzer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Hearst Magazines Office Locations

Hearst Magazines has offices in New York, Santa Monica, San Francisco, Birmingham and in 6 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
300 W. 57th Street
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Hearst Magazines Data and Metrics

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Hearst Magazines Financial Metrics

Hearst Magazines's revenue was reported to be $10.7 b in FY, 2015

Revenue (FY, 2015)

10.7 b
USDFY, 2015E


10.7 b
USDY, 2015


4.1 m
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Hearst Magazines Online and Social Media Presence

Hearst Magazines News and Updates

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