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Meredith Corporation To Present At Citi Conference

Dec 23, 2014
10:30am

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), one of America's leading media companies, will present at Citi 2015 Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference at 2:45 pm PT on January 6, 2015.

Meredith introduces an updated market positioning and logo that reflect the strength of Meredith's national and local consumer media brands as well as its expanded portfolio of marketing solutions.

Meredith Chairman and CEO Steve Lacy and Chief Financial Officer Joe Ceryanec will discuss Meredith's key strategic initiatives, including the company's commitment to Total Shareholder Return. 

A copy of the presentation and access to webcast will be available on the Investor Relations portion of www.meredith.com.

Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for more than 110 years.  Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith's National Media Group reaches an audience of over 200 million monthly, including 100 million unduplicated women and 60 percent of American millennial women.  Meredith is the leader in creating content across media platforms in key consumer interest areas such as food, home, parenthood and health through well-known brands such as Better Homes and Gardens, Parents and Allrecipes.  The National Media Group features robust brand licensing activities, including over 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S.  Meredith Xcelerated Marketing is a leading content-powered consumer engagement agency that provides integrated marketing solutions for many of the world's top brands, including Kraft, Lowe's, Chrysler and NBC Universal.

Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching more than 10 percent of U.S. households.  Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 – including Atlanta, Phoenix and Portland – and 14 in Top 60 markets. Meredith's stations produce approximately 650 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.  Additionally, Meredith Video Studios produces the Daytime Emmy Award-nominated The Better Show, a syndicated daily lifestyle television program reaching 80 percent of U.S. TV households. 

Meredith's balanced portfolio consistently generates substantial free cash flow, and Meredith is committed to growing Total Shareholder Return through dividend payments, share repurchases and strategic business investments.  Meredith's current annualized dividend of $1.73 per share yields approximately 3.5 percent.  Meredith has paid a dividend for 67 straight years and increased it for 21 consecutive years.

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SOURCE Meredith Corporation

For further information: Shareholder/Financial Analyst Contact, Mike Lovell, Director of Investor Relations, (515) 284-3622, Mike.Lovell@Meredith.com, or Media Contact, Art Slusark, VP/Corporate Communications, (515) 284-3404, Art.Slusark@Meredith.com