Hearst company profile

One of the major magazine publishers in the UK is Hearst Magazines, which is part of the US company Hearst Corporation.

Hearst-Corp-logo1Hearst Corporation is one of the nations largest media and information companies. It publishes major US titles such as Cosmopolitan, Town and Country and Good Housekeeping to name but a few. It publishes more than 300 international versions of it’s titles which includes a staggering 60 international editions of one of it’s bigger titles Cosmopolitan.  the company has ownership of 15 daily and 34 weekly newspapers including the Houston Chronicle and the San Francisco Chronicle.

The UK branch, Hearst UK, is the largest digital publisher in the UK and includes titles such as Esquire and Harpers Bazaar.  With a readership of 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 of every UK adult it covers an impressive portfolio of 19 magazines and 26 websites.

Hearst-Magazine-History.0141A Hearst UK spokesman said: “The transformation of our business post-integration to a media-neutral, digitally led company is creating a positive and interesting story for Hearst UK.”

In 2013, Hearst UK saw it’s pre-tax profits rise to £17.4m with a huge rise in digital sales. It’s turnover was up by 3.4%, £335.6m.

The National Magazine Company Limited is Hearst Magazine’s UK subsiduary and publishes 20 monthly consumer titles.

For career opportunities with Hearst please visit http://www.hearst.com/careers

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