Hearst’s Michael Clinton to Retire After 21 Years

Longtime Hearst exec Michael Clinton is retiring after 21 years with the company and a total of 41 years in the magazine publishing industry. Clinton has served as the president of marketing and publishing director of Hearst Magazines for the past nine years, and currently serves on the company’s board of directors. Effective July 1, he will be stepping down from his day-to-day duties, but will move into a consulting role as the senior media advisor to the CEO. According to an internal memo from Hearst CEO and president Steve Swartz and president of Hearst Magazines Troy Young, over the next few months, Clinton will work with the leadership team to help select his successor or successors.   Clinton joined Hearst in 1997 as its SVP, chief marketing officer, and shortly after, added on the title of group publisher for five titles, including Esquire and House Beautiful, in 1998. “In his 21 years at Hearst, Michael’s tireless efforts helped make our magazine company the strongest in the industry, playing a key role in the launch of such titles as O, The Oprah Magazine, Food Network Magazine, HGTV Magazine and The Pioneer Woman Magazine, while also helping build our peerless digital business,” read the memo. During his tenure, Clinton was also a driving force behind establishing the annual Tower Awards for Hearst's business side, which gives honors to the company's top performing titles. He joined the company from Condé Nast, where he was the EVP and oversaw sales and... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Revenue Fell 21% in Q1 at LSC

Revenue in LSC Communications’ book group dropped 21.4% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, falling to $204 million. Lower demand for educational materials offset an increase in its trade business, the printer, which filed Chapter 11 in April, reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With a Dozen New Books This Year Alone, Kate Messner Is Smashing Expectations

The children’s book author will publish 12 new books this year and launch a new series despite the strain the industry is under. How does she do it? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Dawson-edited anthology wins Visionary Honours Book of the Year

Author Juno Dawson has won the Visionary Honours Book of the Year for Proud, published by Little Tiger Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hearst Devotes Cross-Portfolio Package to Health Workers | News & Notes

Hearst Magazines salutes healthcare heroes... After securing "unprecedented access" for photographer Benedict Evans and his one-person crew, Marion Clemence Grand, to frontline healthcare workers at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on April 9th and 10th, Hearst Magazines kicked off a major print... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Gail Godwin has been writing novels for 50 years. Her latest proves she has no intention of coasting.

“Old Lovegood Girls” is a richly layered novel based on a lifetime of reflection on friendship and storytelling. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bologna names Best Children's Publishers of the Year, as event moves online

The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's Book Fair (BCBF) launches, with Italian publisher Camelozampa named the winner in the Europe category. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Lewis’s new podcast explores inequality via the coaching boom

The bestselling author returns with season two of his ‘Against the Rules’ podcast, shifting focus from the decline of referees in society to the proliferation of coaches. Since his first book was published back in 1989, Michael Lewis has been famous for explaining complex concepts and... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Michael O'Mara waltzes off with Craig Revel Horwood debut novel

“Strictly” judge Craig Revel Horwood's “fabulous” debut novel has been picked up by Michael O'Mara Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishing for the future: how children’s books have changed in 20 years

Looking back and charting changes in a business as multi-faceted and all-encompassing as children’s books is a tricky business. Given that the peak titles from the past last a very long time while most titles fade away fairly fast and the least successful disappear surprisingly completely it is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CEO of Follett Corp. Retires

After serving as president and CEO of Follett Corp. for a little more than two years, Pat Connolly has retired. Company chairman Todd Litzsinger will take over Connolly's duties as acting president and CEO. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kuala Lumpur Opens its World Book Capital Year

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Holly Bourne: 'This was something I’d wanted to write about for years'

Holly Bourne answers our questions about her YA novel tackling toxic relationships, The Places I've Cried in Public (Usborne), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jackie Kay | 'If you’re a poet, you never really retire'

As Jackie Kay's tenure as Scots Makar comes to a close, she reflects on poetry's vital place in Scottish culture- and her hopes for her successor  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canongate acquires Michael Spicer debut

Canongate has acquired actor and comedy writer Michael Spicer's debut book, The Secret Political Adviser. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

This is the 40th year of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (which celebrates excellence in the following twelve categories as well as champions new writers), but it is the first time the winners were announced on Twitter. You can feel like you’re a part of the virtual celebration with this video... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Michael Joseph scoops So Vegan one pot cookbook

Michael Joseph has scooped a one-pot recipe book from Roxy Pope and Ben Pook of popular online platform So Vegan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Hearst UK is Creating More Uplifting Content

Hearst UK knows readers are longing for positive and uplifting content, akin to another version of Italians singing on balconies. Over Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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‘Practical, life-affirming, positive’: How Hearst UK is creating more uplifting content

The magazine group has been publishing more positive, feel-good content based on audience research. The post ‘Practical, life-affirming, positive’: How Hearst UK is creating more uplifting content appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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