Meredith's CEO Discusses F3Q12 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Meredith Corp. (MDP)

F3Q12 Earnings Call

April 25, 2012, 11:00 a.m. ET

Executives

Mike Lovell - Director, IR

Steve Lacy - Chairman & CEO

Joe Ceryanec – CFO

Paul Karpowicz - President, Local Media Group

Tom Harty - President, National Media Group

Analysts

Mark Zgutowicz - Piper Jaffray

William Bird – Lazard Capital Markets

Jason Bazinet – Citi

Rich Ingrassia (Cody)– ROTH Capital

Matt Chesler – Deutsche Bank

Michael Corty – Morningstar

Barry Lucas – Gabelli & Co.

Edward Atorino – Benchmark Co.

Presentation

Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to Meredith Corporation reports fiscal 2012 third quarter results. (Operator Instructions).

I would now like to turn the call over to Director of Investor Relations, Mike Lovell. Please go ahead, sir.

Mike Lovell

Hi, good morning everyone, thanks for joining us. We’ll start the call today with comments from Chairman and Chief Executive Steve Lacy, and Chief Financial Officer Joe Ceryanec, then we’ll turn the call over to questions. Also with us this morning are Paul Karpowicz, President of our Local Media Group, and Tom Hardy, President of our National Media Group.

An archive of today’s discussion will be available later this afternoon on our investor website and a transcript will follow that.

Let me remind you that our remarks today include forward-looking statements and that actual results may differ from forecasts. Some of the reasons why are described at the end of our news release issued earlier this morning, and in some of our SEC filings. With that, Steve will begin the presentation.

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