NEW YORK (April 6, 2006) – Parents, a publication of the Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), has promoted Brian Gruseke to the position of Associate Publisher. He was most recently the magazine’s Ad Director.
Gruseke has held several senior level positions with Parents magazine since June 2002, when he joined the magazine as Eastern Sales Director. Two years later, in 2004, Gruseke was appointed National Sales Director of Parents Baby and Parents Expecting, a position he held concurrently with his Eastern Sales Director responsibilities for the core magazine. In 2005, he was promoted to Advertising Director.
Prior to joining Parents, Gruseke held senior sales positions at Ladies' Home Journal, Woman’s Day, and Eating Well. Gruseke started his career as an account manager at Salesconcepts Associates, Inc., where he sold a variety of magazines including National Geographic Traveler and Harper's Bazaar.
He holds a bachelor’s in English literature from St. Lawrence University, Canton, N.Y.
Parents, published monthly by Meredith Corporation, has been America's #1 family magazine for more than 75 years. Since its inception in 1926, it has been a trusted source by every generation of parents. Currently, the magazine is a powerful community of 15.6 million readers devoted to supporting the efforts of parents, educators and other citizens who strive to make the world a better place for our children. Parents can be found online at www.parents.com.
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