Topic: Reader's Digest Association

MPA Names Mary Berner President and CEO Former RDA chief will take over in September

MPA, the Association of Magazine Media, has announced that former Reader’s Digest Association CEO Mary Berner will become its new president and CEO, just in time for the leading magazine…

August 20, 2012, 11:49 AM EDT

Reader's Digest Association Hits Brakes, Again Poor results lead to more layoffs, international scale-back

More cost-saving moves are afoot at Reader’s Digest Association after what CEO Robert Guth called “disappointing” results in the second quarter of 2012. The global publisher and direct marketer has been…

August 8, 2012, 4:17 PM EDT

Meredith Agrees to Acquire Allrecipes Deal to more than double its digital footprint

Meredith Corp. agreed to buy, paying Reader's Digest Association $175 million in a deal that more than doubles the size of its digital footprint. As a leading site in a…

January 24, 2012, 9:50 AM EST

RDA Blames Third-Quarter Loss on Rachael Ray Magazine Revenue declined 4.7 percent

In an earnings call yesterday, Reader’s Digest Association blamed its quarterly loss on Rachael Ray—specifically, her magazine Every Day With Rachael Ray. The company said that it lost $16.6 million in…

November 11, 2011, 3:03 PM EST

RDA Finalizes 'Rachael Ray' Mag Sale to Meredith RDA eyeing other assets for sale

Reader’s Digest Association completed its sale of Every Day With Rachael Ray to Meredith Corp., with more sales expected to follow as RDA pares back to focus on its core…

October 31, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

'Rachael Ray' Mag to Lose Publisher Paul Jowdy in Sale Meredith deal seen closing as early as this week

Meredith Corp. hasn’t yet completed its deal to buy Every Day With Rachael Ray, but when it does, Paul Jowdy, the magazine's publisher, won't be coming along, Adweek has learned. Meredith…

October 26, 2011, 12:17 PM EDT

RDA to Sell News comes just after move to unload Rachael Ray mag

Days after after saying it would jettison Every Day with Rachael Ray, Reader’s Digest Association said it’s exploring a sale of a second key food property, Allrecipes has been seen as…

October 20, 2011, 5:07 PM EDT

A Look Inside the Reader's Digest-Rachael Ray Split Sources: Food star wanted more money

With its “30-Minute Meals” and its namesake’s bubbly personality, Every Day With Rachael Ray quickly became one of the hottest magazines in the industry—and a source of pride for publisher…

October 12, 2011, 4:01 PM EDT

Meredith to Buy RDA's 'Rachael Ray' Mag Liz Vaccariello replaces Peggy Northrop at 'Reader's Digest'

Meredith Corp. reached an agreement in principle to buy Every Day With Rachael Ray from Reader’s Digest Association.  Meredith adds Rachael Ray to a group of food-focused media properties, which it's been…

October 12, 2011, 11:02 AM EDT

Reader's Digest Association Ousts CEO Tom Williams New chief hints at sell-off

Reader’s Digest Association, publisher of the pocket-sized Reader’s Digest, ousted president and CEO Tom Williams and replaced him with board member Robert Guth, who acknowledged reports that RDA might sell…

September 13, 2011, 8:08 AM EDT