The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

And meet our Executive of the Year Meredith Kopit Levien and Editor of the Year Jessica Pels

Media is dying? Don’t tell that to the winners of this year’s Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president attacks the media on a daily basis, these outlets are working tirelessly to show the profession at its finest. Here are 2019’s Hot List winners in publishing.

Publishing Executive of the Year
Meredith Kopit Levien

Meredith Kopit Levien, Adweek’s Publishing Executive of the Year, reads at least 10 New York Times articles per day.


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This story first appeared in the Oct. 21, 2019, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.