News from the reader’s digest association, inc. A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

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...

Mar 14, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F READER'S DIGEST EVA DILLON READER'S DIGEST EVA DILLON

Eva Dillon, named President and Group Publisher (3/14) of Reader's Digest magazine. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[JU]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 03/14/2007

Eva Dillon Named President and Group Publisher of Reader's Digest Magazine

NEW YORK, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Eva Dillon has been named President and Group Publisher, Reader's Digest, responsible for Reader's Digest, RD...

Mar 02, 2007, 00:00 ET

The Reader's Digest Association Announces Completion of $17 Per Share Cash Merger

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (NYSE: RDA), announced today the completion of the...

Mar 02, 2007, 00:00 ET
A F THE READER'S DIGEST MARY BERNER THE READER'S DIGEST MARY BERNER

Mary Berner, named 3/2 President and CEO of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[TK]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 03/02/2007

Ripplewood Holdings Announces Completion of Historic Transaction to Acquire Reader's Digest Association; Mary Berner Appointed President and CEO

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ripplewood Holdings L.L.C. today announced the successful completion of the acquisition of The...

Mar 01, 2007, 00:00 ET

The Reader's Digest Association Announces Extension of Tender Offer for Its 6 - 1/2% Senior Notes Due 2011

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Reader's Digest Association (NYSE: RDA), announced today that it has further extended...