1716 Locust St
Des Moines, IA, 50309 United States
S&P 400 (June 30, 2014)
Meredith may be the true domestic goddess of media. A home and family media firm, Meredith publishes magazines, special interest publications, and books. Its portfolio of 20 subscription magazines includes flagship title Better Homes and Gardens, as well as Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents, Fitness, and More. The company is active in broadcasting with a dozen network-affiliated TV stations across the US. Meredith additionally operates about 30 websites and some 50 mobile apps, offers integrated marketing services, and has a large consumer database. Family members of the late E. T. Meredith III -- grandson of the firm's founder -- control more than 50% of the company's voting power.