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Feb 25, 2020
Meredith Corp. CEO Tom Harty Purchases 10,000 Shares Of Company Stock

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP; – the leading diversified media company reaching 180 million American consumers each month – announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Harty today purchased 10,000 shares of Meredith common stock on the open market at an average price of $28.90 per share. 

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"Over the last two years we have positioned Meredith for long-term revenue and profit growth," Harty said.  "Personally, I do not believe our current share price reflects our strong competitive position and growth potential, and that's why I continue to invest personal funds in company shares."

This is the fourth time since Harty became CEO in January 2018 that he has purchased company shares. With these additional purchases, Harty now holds approximately 140,000 shares of Meredith stock or stock equivalents.

Meredith has been committed to service journalism for 118 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms-including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video-to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith's National Media Group reaches 185 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including nearly 90 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas such as entertainment, food, lifestyle, parenting and home. Meredith is the No. 1 magazine operator in the U.S., and owner of the largest premium content digital network for American consumers. Meredith's leading national brands PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, InStyle, Allrecipes, REAL SIMPLE, SHAPE, Southern Living, FOOD & WINE, Travel + Leisure, Martha Stewart Living and Health. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. and at Meredith's National Media Group also includes leading affinity marketer Synapse, and The Foundry, the Company's state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio.

Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households and 30 million viewers. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 markets including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland and 13 in the Top 50. Meredith's stations produce more than 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations. Meredith also owns MNI Targeted Media, which delivers targeted advertising solutions to more than 1,200 clients on a local, regional and national level.

SOURCE Meredith Corporation

For further information: Media Contact: Art Slusark, Chief Communications Officer, (515) 284-3404,, or Shareholder/Financial Analyst Contact: Mike Lovell, Director of Investor Relations, (515) 284-3622,