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Meredith Corporation to Webcast JPMorgan Small/Mid Cap Conference Presentation
PRNewswire-FirstCall
DES MOINES, Iowa
(NYSE:MDP)

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP) will webcast its presentation at the JPMorgan Small/Mid Cap Conference on November 14, 2006 at 1:20 p.m. (EST). The webcast will be accessible to the public at http://www.meredith.com/ and a replay will be available for one week after the presentation.

The Company will furnish the presentation to the SEC. To access the text, go to the Investor Information section of the Company's website and click on SEC Filings.

ABOUT MEREDITH CORPORATION

Meredith ( 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, integrated marketing, and interactive media. The Meredith Publishing Group features 26 subscription magazines -- including Better Homes and Gardens, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Parents, American Baby, Fitness, and More -- and publishes over 200 special interest publications under approximately 80 titles. Meredith owns 14 television stations, including properties in top-25 markets Atlanta, Phoenix, and Portland.

Meredith has more than 400 books in print and has established marketing relationships with some of America's leading companies including The Home Depot, DIRECTV, DaimlerChrysler, Wal-Mart, and Carnival Cruise Lines. Meredith's consumer database, which contains approximately 85 million names, is one of the largest domestic databases among media companies and enables magazine and television advertisers to target marketing campaigns precisely. Additionally, Meredith has an extensive Internet presence that includes 31 web sites and strategic alliances with leading Internet destinations. Meredith Hispanic Ventures publishes five Spanish-language titles, making Meredith the leading publisher serving Hispanic women in the United States.

SOURCE: Meredith Corporation

CONTACT: Shareholder and Financial Analyst Contact, Cindy M. Schaus,
Director of Investor Relations, +1-515-284-2633, cindy.schaus@meredith.com ;
or, Media Contact, Art Slusark, Vice President-Corporate Communications,
+1-515-284-3404, art.slusark@meredith.com , both of Meredith Corporation

Web site: http://www.meredith.com/

Key Media Contacts
Art Slusark
Chief Communications Officer
515.284.3404
Jill Davison
National Media Group
212.522.0105