DES MOINES, Iowa
June 9, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP;
), the nation's leading media and marketing company serving 100 million American women, announced today that
has been named Editorial Content Chief for
American Patchwork and Quilting
magazine and the Meredith Crafts Group, effective immediately.
Augsburg has extensive experience in the quilting and crafts industry, with emphasis in editorial, multi-media and retail. She has worked closely with digital and online teams to develop programs and social platforms for brands. Augsburg's background includes helping launch numerous publications and brands – including
McCall's Quilting and BeadStyle
– as well as multiple websites for crafts, sewing and quilting audiences during her career at Prime Publishing.
Augsburg experience also includes several editorial roles at Kalmbach Publishing from 2003-2010, where she served as Editor of
Make It Mine
. Prior to Kalmbach, she worked for Michaels Arts & Crafts Company as Editor of
Augsburg is a graduate of
with a degree in Business Management. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Craft and Hobby Association.
"Linda brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in print, video and digital publishing that will be incredibly valuable as we further deepen our craft and quilting multi-channel brands with their passionate and engaged audiences," said
, VP/Group Publisher,
Crafts Group, who also noted that Augsburg is an avid quilter.
Meredith Corporation (
) is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands – including
Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Allrecipes, Fitness, More, American Baby, Every Day with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun –
along with fourteen local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, food, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including print, television, digital, mobile, tablets, and video – to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
SOURCE Meredith Corporation