MEREDITH CORPORATION (NYSE:MDP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

MEREDITH CORPORATION (NYSE:MDP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On May 15, 2018, Meredith Corporation (the Company) announced that Mr. Paul Karpowicz, Local Media Group President, will retire effective June 30, 2018. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors elected Mr. Patrick McCreery Local Media Group President, effective July 1, 2018. Mr. McCreery, 47, will succeed Mr. Karpowicz, 65.

Mr. Karpowicz has been Local Media Group President since 2005. Mr. McCreery joined Meredith in 2002 as Special Projects Executive Producer at KPHO-TV in Phoenix. He held various roles within the Local Media Group including Vice President & General Manager of KPTV and KPDX, the Company's Portland-based duopoly. In 2014 he served as Vice President of News and Marketing until his promotion in January 2018 to Executive Vice President.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

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Exhibits

Press release announcing the retirement of Paul Karpowicz and the election of Patrick McCreery by the Board of Directors.


MEREDITH CORP Exhibit
EX-99 2 karpowiczmccreerypressrele.htm EXHIBIT 99 – PRESS RELEASE Exhibit Exhibit 99PATRICK MCCREERY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF MEREDITH LOCAL MEDIA GROUP DES MOINES,…
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About MEREDITH CORPORATION (NYSE:MDP)

Meredith Corporation is a diversified media company. The Company is focused primarily on the home and family marketplace. The Company operates through two segments: Local Media and National Media. As of June 30, 2016, the Company’s Local Media segment includes 16 owned television stations, one managed television station and related digital and mobile media operations. Its National Media segment includes magazine publishing, custom content and customer relationship marketing, digital and mobile media, brand licensing, database-related activities, and other related operations. Its National Media segment focuses on the food, home, parenthood, and health markets and is a publisher of magazines serving women. As of June 30, 2016, the Company’s owned television stations consist of seven CBS affiliates, five FOX affiliates, two MyNetworkTV affiliates, one NBC affiliate, one ABC affiliate and one independent station. The National Media segment also focuses on run-of-press display advertising.

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