NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO), today announced that Jennifer Cress will serve as Digital Director of marthastewartweddings.com and Brooke Porter Katz will be a Senior Editor of Martha Stewart Weddings.
"We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer and Brooke to the Martha Stewart Weddings team," said Editor in Chief Elizabeth Graves. "Both of these editors bring a wealth of knowledge and a fresh perspective to our team. With these additions, we look forward to deepening our reach in the digital and travel spaces."
Cress was previously at brides.com. In her new role at marthastewartweddings.com, she will oversee the digital team and develop and implement a new content strategy. Porter Katz was previously Travel and Food Editor at Travel + Leisure. In her new position, she will create content for both Martha Stewart Weddings magazine and marthastewartweddings.com, as well as edit various sections of the magazine including style and travel.
Martha Stewart Weddings is published by Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), as a result of an agreement between Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Meredith Corporation in 2014. The Meredith Weddings Group, a collaboration between Martha Stewart Weddings and mywedding.com, reaches a combined audience of 6.4 million and ranks #1 in page views per online visitor in its competitive set, making the group a dominant force in the $57 billion American wedding marketplace.
ABOUT MARTHA STEWART LIVING MEDIA OMNIMEDIA, INC
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Company reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media platforms each month and has a growing retail presence in thousands of retail locations. MSLO's media brands, available across multiple platforms, include Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Everyday Food; the Company also offers books and utility Apps. MSLO's television and video programming includes "Martha Stewart's Cooking School" and "Martha Bakes" series on PBS, in addition to made-for-the-web video and a vast library of how-to content available online. MSLO also designs high-quality Martha Stewart products in a range of lifestyle categories available through select retailers, including The Home Depot, Macy's, JCPenney, Staples, PetSmart, Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores. The MSLO family of brands also includes Chef Emeril Lagasse's media and merchandising properties. Additional information about MSLO is at www.marthastewart.com.
ABOUT MEREDITH CORPORATION
Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for more than 110 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Meredith's National Media Group reaches a multi-channel audience of 220 million consumers monthly. Meredith is the leader in creating content across media platforms in key consumer interest areas such as food, home, parenthood and health through well-known brands such as Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Shape and Allrecipes. The National Media Group features robust brand licensing activities, including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. Meredith Xcelerated Marketing is a leader at developing and delivering custom content and customer relationship marketing programs for many of the world's top brands, including Kraft, Lowe's and Chrysler.
Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 – including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland – and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce approximately 650 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.
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