NEW YORK, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The publishing team of Martha
Stewart Living, which includes Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) Founder
Martha Stewart, Publisher Sally Preston, Chief Creative Officer Gael Towey,
Publishing President Lauren Stanich, Editorial Director Margaret Roach, and
Creative Director Eric Pike, has been named "Executive Team of the Year" in
Adweek's annual "Hot List" issue. The team received this honor due to the
magazine's "remarkable turnaround," with a 38% year over year increase in
advertising business, with 911 pages sold.*
Stated Martha Stewart: "We are very pleased to receive this distinguished
honor. It's a credit to Martha Stewart Living's incredibly talented creative
and editorial teams, who are limitless in their creativity and ability to
produce reliable, high-quality content. This award is also a great tribute to
the publishing team, who has been tireless and successful in leading the
rebound by communicating to advertisers the growing reach of our magazine and
that audience's tremendous loyalty to our inspirational editorial content."
"We are so proud to be recognized by Adweek for Martha Stewart Living's
uncompromising commitment to producing high-quality, beautiful and well-
researched content. Our readers remain loyal as a result. Sally Preston and
her team have done an incredible job building the business with increasing
momentum," said Lauren Stanich.
According to Adweek, Martha Stewart Living reported a 133% increase in
advertising business in the fourth quarter of 2005, and experienced a 70% gain
in the first quarter of 2006. Additionally, the magazine reports, Martha
Stewart Living "continued to produce the beautiful, editorially sound magazine
they always had."
* As reported by PIB.
About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSLO) is a leading provider of
original "how-to" information, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique
lifestyle content and high-quality products. MSLO is organized into four
business segments: Publishing, Broadcasting, Merchandising, and
Internet/Direct Commerce. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. is listed on
the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MSO.
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