Trusted Media Brands CEO and Taste of Home Editor-in-Chief Honored at min’s 2015 Most Intriguing & Hottest Launches Awards Celebration
CEO Bonnie Kintzer Among min’s 2015 Most Intriguing People in Media;
Taste of Home’s Catherine Cassidy Receives Editor of the Year Award
(New York, NY) December 3, 2015 – Today min named Bonnie Kintzer, CEO of Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (formerly known as Reader’s Digest Association), an iconic, multiplatform media company, one of the Most Intriguing People in Media. Catherine Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief of Taste of Home, the leading food and entertaining brand, was also named Editor of the Year by min. These accolades were announced at min’s 2015 Most Intriguing Awards, the annual event that celebrates the media industry’s rising stars, most intriguing people in media and hottest magazine launches.
“I am honored to be named one of min’s Most Intriguing People in Media and proud that our own Catherine Cassidy has been selected as Editor of the Year for the incredible work she does leading Taste of Home,” said Kintzer. “It has been a momentous year of transformation and growth for the company as we expanded our multi-platform brand strategy, changed our corporate name from Reader’s Digest Association to Trusted Media Brands, and elevated levels of engagement with all our audiences. Catherine’s leadership of our flagship food and entertaining brand, Taste of Home, has contributed greatly to our success and I congratulate her on receiving such industry recognition.”
min’s Most Intriguing Awards Celebration is presented by min, the industry’s trusted source on the consumer and B2B magazine business. For more than 60 years, min has been serving the magazine and media community with unparalleled coverage of this ever-changing industry.
About Taste of Home
Taste of Home is the leading multi-platform producer of information on food, cooking and entertaining, serving home cooks engaging media that capture the joy and comfort received from food made with love. Our content is available online at TasteofHome.com and via the Taste Digital Community, with more than 39 million monthly visitors*, making these sites top destinations for kitchen-tested recipes, how-to techniques, cooking videos and lively community forums. The same engaging content can be found in Taste of Home magazine, with a circulation of 2.5 million; Simple & Delicious magazine; top-selling bookazines; newsstand specials; popular cookbooks and via digital download on iPad, mobile apps and Kindle.
Taste of Home also produces the Taste of Home Cooking School, one of America’s leading cooking school programs, inspiring more than 140,000 passionate home chefs each year and hosting more than 200 events across the country. The Taste of Home Online Cooking School is a convenient at-home experience that delivers the same blend of energy and expertise that those who attend the live Cooking School shows enjoy.
*comScore Media Metrix, January 2015
**Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram May 2015
About Trusted Media Brands, Inc.
Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (TMBI) is a visionary, brand-driven multiplatform media company whose portfolio of iconic properties and products includes the flagship magazine Reader’s Digest; Taste of Home, the world’s largest circulation food publication; The Family Handyman, America’s leading source for DIY; a suite of enthusiast titles including Birds & Blooms, Country, Country Woman, Farm & Ranch Living and Reminisce; and digital properties which include EnrichU, the Taste Network and Haven Home Network. TMBI comprises a network of engaged, active readers who genuinely connect with its blend of uplifting and enduring expertly-curated family, food, health, home improvement, finance and humor content digitally, via magazines and books, social media, and events and experiences. Founded in 1922 by DeWitt Wallace as Reader’s Digest Association, one of the first user-generated content publishers, Trusted Media Brands, Inc. is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit TMBI.com.