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Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Publications Nominated for Four ASME Awards

Martha Stewart Weddings, Kids: Fun Stuff To Do Together, and Everyday Food Among Nominees for 2005 National Magazine Awards

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.'s publications Martha Stewart Weddings, Kids: Fun Stuff To Do Together, and Everyday Food are among the nominees for the 2005 National Magazine Awards, presented by the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME). Established in 1966, the National Magazine Awards recognize editorial excellence in the magazine industry.

Martha Stewart Weddings received a nomination in the category of General Excellence (Circulation 250,000 to 500,000), Kids: Fun Stuff To Do Together received nominations in the categories of Design and Photography, and Everyday Food received a nomination in the category of Design. While the company's Martha Stewart Living magazine has earned three National Magazine Awards, today's announcement marks the first time that Martha Stewart Weddings, Kids: Fun Stuff To Do Together and Everyday Food have been nominated.

"To receive four National Magazine Award nominations is a great joy for all of us at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and we are very proud of the creative teams who work so hard to make Martha Stewart Weddings, Kids: Fun Stuff To Do Together, and Everyday Food original, insightful, and beautiful," said Martha Stewart, Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

"To be nominated for these awards, in the company of such other strong candidates, is certainly a great pleasure for everyone at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia who works so diligently to make the magazines visually stimulating and useful," said Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Editor-in-Chief Margaret Roach.

"Nothing is more challenging than designing a magazine for a trusting and inquisitive audience. Great publications must appeal, must attract, and must deliver. We thank the judges for this nomination," said Gael Towey, Creative Director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

The General Excellence category recognizes overall excellence in magazine, honoring the effectiveness with which writing, reporting, editing and design all come together to command readers' attention and fulfill the magazine's unique editorial mission. The Design category recognizes excellence in magazine design, honoring the effectiveness of overall design, artwork, graphics, and typography in enhancing a magazine's unique mission and personality. The Photography category recognizes excellence in magazine photography, honoring the effectiveness of photography, photojournalism and photo illustration in enhancing a magazine's unique mission and personality.

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSO) is a leading provider of original "how-to" information, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and high-quality products. MSO is organized into four business segments: Publishing, Television, Merchandising and Internet/Direct Commerce. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MSO.

SOURCE Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
/CONTACT: Elizabeth Estroff of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.,
+1-212-827-8281, eestroff@marthastewart.com; or Allyn Magrino of Susan Magrino
Agency, +1-212-957-3005, allyn@smapr.com, for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc./
(MSO)



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