Meredith Corporation to Webcast Conference Call

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Meredith Corporation

    DES MOINES, Iowa, April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
     Meredith Corporation (NYSE:   MDP) will host a conference call with the
 institutional investment community at 11 a.m. eastern time on May 2, 2001.
 During the call, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William  Kerr, Chief
 Financial Officer Suku Radia and Controller Tom Ferree will discuss the
 company's third quarter earnings, which will have been released that morning.
 A live Webcast of the call and a copy of the conference call script will be
 accessible to the public on the company's Web site, http://www.meredith.com .
 They will remain there until the company's next quarterly earnings conference
 call in August 2001.
 
     ABOUT MEREDITH CORPORATION
     Meredith Corporation ( http://www.meredith.com ) is one of the nation's
 leading media and marketing companies with businesses centering on magazine
 and book publishing, television broadcasting, and interactive and integrated
 marketing.  The Meredith Publishing Group includes more than 20 magazine
 brands, including Better Homes and Gardens and Ladies' Home Journal, and more
 than 100 special interest publications.  Meredith owns 12 television stations
 -- including properties in top 25 markets such as Atlanta, Phoenix, Orlando
 and Portland.  Meredith has nearly 300 books in print and has established
 marketing relationships with some of America's leading companies, including
 The Home Depot, Kraft Foods and Nestle USA.  Meredith's consumer database,
 which contains more than 60 million names, is the largest domestic database
 among media companies and enables magazine and television advertisers to
 precisely target marketing campaigns.  Additionally, Meredith has an extensive
 Internet presence, including 26 Web sites, strategic alliances with leading
 specialty Internet destinations and branded anchor tenant positions on America
 Online.
 
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    DES MOINES, Iowa, April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
     Meredith Corporation (NYSE:   MDP) will host a conference call with the
 institutional investment community at 11 a.m. eastern time on May 2, 2001.
 During the call, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William  Kerr, Chief
 Financial Officer Suku Radia and Controller Tom Ferree will discuss the
 company's third quarter earnings, which will have been released that morning.
 A live Webcast of the call and a copy of the conference call script will be
 accessible to the public on the company's Web site, http://www.meredith.com .
 They will remain there until the company's next quarterly earnings conference
 call in August 2001.
 
     ABOUT MEREDITH CORPORATION
     Meredith Corporation ( http://www.meredith.com ) is one of the nation's
 leading media and marketing companies with businesses centering on magazine
 and book publishing, television broadcasting, and interactive and integrated
 marketing.  The Meredith Publishing Group includes more than 20 magazine
 brands, including Better Homes and Gardens and Ladies' Home Journal, and more
 than 100 special interest publications.  Meredith owns 12 television stations
 -- including properties in top 25 markets such as Atlanta, Phoenix, Orlando
 and Portland.  Meredith has nearly 300 books in print and has established
 marketing relationships with some of America's leading companies, including
 The Home Depot, Kraft Foods and Nestle USA.  Meredith's consumer database,
 which contains more than 60 million names, is the largest domestic database
 among media companies and enables magazine and television advertisers to
 precisely target marketing campaigns.  Additionally, Meredith has an extensive
 Internet presence, including 26 Web sites, strategic alliances with leading
 specialty Internet destinations and branded anchor tenant positions on America
 Online.
 
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