The 2021 Publishing Hot List: Media Brands That Thrived via Innovation and Focus

Publishers including The Atlantic, Bloomberg Media and The Washington Post strived for change while driving continual growth

In the past year, the media industry has seen its peaks and troughs as consumer behavior fluctuated, spurring audience highs and digital ad revenue lows. Adweek’s 2021 Hot List recognizes those executives, creators, companies and products that have thrived, navigating precarious months to drive continual growth, discover new revenue streams, build products, strive for change and maintain focus. Join us in celebrating this year’s Hot List winners for publishing. —Lucinda Southern