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Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. ANDREA MARTIN THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. ANDREA MARTIN

Andrea C. Martin, named President, Reader's Digest Canada and Latin America Regions. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[DU]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 08/01/2007

Andrea C. Martin is Named President of Reader's Digest Canada and Latin America Regions

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrea C. Martin, President and CEO of RD Canada, has been promoted to President of Reader's Digest...

Jul 24, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. MENTOS READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. MENTOS

Books Are Fun sets new World Record of 791 MENTOS(R) Eruptions. (PRNewsFoto/Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[KS]
 FLOWER MOUND, TX UNITED STATES
 07/24/2007

Books Are Fun Sets New World Record of 791 MENTOS(R) Eruptions at Circle R Ranch

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Record for a MENTOS(R) Eruption, a geyser created when a MENTOS(R) mint is dropped into a...

Jul 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Reader's Digest Conducts Global Cell Phone Honesty Test; Researchers 'Lose' Mobile Phones in 32 Cities, and Two Thirds are Returned -- If You Found One, What Would You Do?

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- If you were sitting on a park bench and noticed that a "lost" cell phone was ringing, would you answer it? And...

Jun 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

Reader's Digest Children's Publishing Announces the Launch of an Interactive Storybook and Viewer Based on the Shrek the Third Release

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest Children's Publishing announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with...

Jun 19, 2007, 01:00 ET

Tom Gardner To Leave Reader's Digest Association

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas D. Gardner, President of RD International and Direct Holdings Worldwide, plans to resign...

Jun 18, 2007, 01:00 ET

NASA and the Reader's Digest National Word Power Challenge Partner to Promote Science Literacy

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and The Reader's Digest National Word Power Challenge announced a partnership to...

Jun 04, 2007, 01:00 ET

Lora Gier Named Vice President, Integrated Partnerships for Taste of Home

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lora Gier has been tapped as Vice President, Integrated Partnerships, Taste of Home, it was...

May 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

Reader's Digest, Fox Home Entertainment and Peace Arch Entertainment Combine to Produce and Release 'ACE OF HEARTS,'

LOS ANGELES, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest Association, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and Peace Arch Entertainment are...

May 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Weekly Reader and Gareth Stevens Complete Move to Reader's Digest Association Headquarters

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The integration of WRC Media Inc. into Reader's Digest Association (RDA) nears completion with the...

May 22, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. SHARPLES READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. SHARPLES

Lisa Sharples Named President of Allrecipes.Com, America's Leading Online Community of Home Cooks. (PRNewsFoto/Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[KG]
 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/21/2007

Lisa Sharples Named President of Allrecipes.com, America's Leading Online Community of Home Cooks

SEATTLE, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Sharples, a Seattle-based online marketer and entrepreneur, has been named President of Allrecipes.com, the...

May 10, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. ALEX HALEY READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. ALEX HALEY

Reader's Digest Publishes Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots. (PRNewsFoto/Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[AL]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 05/10/2007

Reader's Digest Publishes Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest today announced the publication of Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced...

Apr 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Reader's Digest Association Establishes Food and Entertaining Integrated Sales and Marketing Team

NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest Association today announced the creation of the Integrated Sales & Marketing Team to...

Mar 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

The Word Is Out! Minco Student Wins Oklahoma State Championship in Nation's Premier Vocabulary Competition

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- An eighth-grader from Minco today won the Oklahoma State Championship in the fifth annual Reader's...

Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION THOMAS GARDNER THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION THOMAS GARDNER

Thomas Gardner, named to head Reader's Digest N.A. Books & Home Entertainment, 3-21-07. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[JU]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 03/21/2007

Thomas Gardner Adds North American Books and Home Entertainment to Responsibilities at Reader's Digest Association

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas D. Gardner, Executive Vice President of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. and...

Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION DAWN ZIER READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION DAWN ZIER

Dawn Zier, named president, Consumer Marketing, for Reader's Digest Association, 3-21-07. (PRNewsFoto/Reader's Digest Association)[JU]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 03/21/2007

Dawn Zier Is Named President of Consumer Marketing at The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Zier has been appointed President of Consumer Marketing for The Reader's Digest Association,...

Mar 19, 2007, 01:00 ET

The Word is Out! Wheeling Student Wins West Virginia State Championship in Nation's Premier Vocabulary Competition

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- An eighth-grader from Wheeling today won the West Virginia State Championship in the fifth annual...

Mar 19, 2007, 01:00 ET

The Word Is Out! Overland Park Student Wins Kansas State Championship in Nation's Premier Vocabulary Competition

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- An eighth-grader from Overland Park today won the Kansas State Championship in the fifth annual...

Mar 19, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION WILLIAM ADLER THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION WILLIAM ADLER

William K. Adler, named today (3-19-07) to head Global Communications at The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Doug Goodman)[JU]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 03/19/2007

William Adler is Named to Head Communications at The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- William K. Adler, Vice President, Global Communications for The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.,...

Mar 15, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F THE READER'S DIGEST SUZANNE GRIMES THE READER'S DIGEST SUZANNE GRIMES

Suzanne Grimes, named today (3/15/07) as President, Food and Entertaining, Reader's Digest Association. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[TC]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 03/15/2007

Suzanne Grimes Named President, Food and Entertaining, for The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzanne Grimes has been named President, Food and Entertaining, for The Reader's Digest...

Mar 15, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION ANDREA NEWBORN THE READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION ANDREA NEWBORN

Andrea Newborn, named VP and General Counsel of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[JU]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 03/15/2007

Andrea Newborn Named Vice President and General Counsel of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrea Newborn has been named Vice President and General Counsel for The Reader's Digest...