As the largest U.S. publisher of magazines worldwide, Hearst Magazines International, encompasses 300 magazines and nearly 100 countries. Major titles include powerful brand equities like Cosmopolitan and ELLE, both international super-brands with more editions than any other women’s magazine; ELLE DECOR, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics and Seventeen. In addition, Hearst Magazines International publishes other titles through joint ventures, including Men’s Health and Runner’s World in the U.K. and The Robb Report in Russia and China. Hearst Magazines has wholly owned subsidiaries in China, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan and the U.K..
Hearst Television Inc. comprises 29 television and two radio stations in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The company’s television stations reach approximately 18 percent of U.S. TV households, making it one of America’s largest television station groups.
Hearst Entertainment & Syndication includes the company’s cable network partnerships, television programming, newspaper syndication and merchandise-licensing operations, including ESPN, Lifetime and A&E.
Hearst Newspapers’ major interests include ownership of 15 daily and more than 30 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union.
Hearst Business Media operates more than 20 business-to-business information services, electronic databases and publications. The group has significant holdings in the automotive, electronic, medical/pharmaceutical and finance industries. Among its core competencies is the aggregation of time-sensitive price, product and technical information that is integrated into business and professional processes.
Hearst Ventures makes strategic investments in companies operating at the intersection of media and technology. Starting with its investment in Netscape in 1995, Hearst Ventures has grown to become one of the most active and successful corporate venture funds..