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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.
Overseeing a publication that puts out 200 stories per day on average, and has offshoots in games, TV and radio, Meredith Kopit Levien has to consume a lot of New York Times media to keep up. The Times evp and chief operating officer listens to at least two podcasts per day, including the Times’ news podcast, The Daily, on 1.5x speed when she runs. She reads at least 10 Times stories daily, and winds down by spending time on the Times’ mobile app, “both reading and working to understand how we’ve presented our stories,” Kopit Levien says.
Her diligence—in continuing to grow digital subscriptions, in understanding the Times work and thinking about how the newsroom can further innovate with potential brand partners—has paid off for Kopit Levien, Adweek’s Publishing Executive of the Year. The Times reached close to
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