The Hearst Corporation : HEARST MAGAZINES INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES ESQUIRE IN COLOMBIA STARTING WITH THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE
08/27/2012| 12:36pm US/Eastern
NEW YORK, August 27, 2012 - Hearst Magazines International
(HMI), a unit of Hearst Corporation, today announced the
launch of Esquire in Colombia starting with the
September issue, on newsstands September 6. Esquire
Colombia marks the 26th edition of the general-interest
lifestyle magazine for sophisticated men, and will be
published in partnership with Editorial Televisa Colombia.
The most honored monthly magazine in America,
Esquire defines, reflects and celebrates what it
means to be a man in contemporary culture. The magazine is
published in 13 languages and distributed in 45 countries,
having most recently launched in Singapore with the September
"The Esquire brand has been very successful around
the world and we're pleased to be partnering with Editorial
Televisa to launch an edition in Colombia," said Duncan
Edwards, president and CEO of Hearst Magazines International.
Required reading for the man who is intellectually curious
and socially aware, Esquire speaks to the scope and
diversity of his passions with spirited storytelling, superb
style and a tonic splash of irreverent humor. Celebrated for
its strong literary tradition, Esquire offers pieces
on diverse topics-from politics and health to fashion and the
"Esquire Colombia will resonate with sophisticated,
successful men, spotlighting culture, fashion, politics and
travel, and featuring the best writers and opinion leaders in
the country," said Francisco Escobar, editor in chief.
The magazine will be published in Spanish with an initial
print run of 77,000 and a cover price of 10,000 Colombian
The debut issue will be celebrated at a launch event for
partners, advertisers and influencers, taking place on
September 5 in Bogotá.
About Hearst Magazines International
As the largest U.S. publisher of magazines worldwide, Hearst
Magazines International, a unit of Hearst Corporation,
publishes more than 300 editions for distribution in more
than 100 countries. Major titles include powerful brand
equities like Cosmopolitan and ELLE, both
international super-brands with more editions than any other
women's magazines in the world; ELLE DÉCOR,
Esquire, Good Housekeeping,
Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and
Seventeen. In addition, Hearst Magazines
International publishes other titles through joint ventures,
including Men's Health and Runner's World
in the U.K., Grazia and Madison in
Australia, and The Robb Report in Russia and China.
In Great Britain, a wholly-owned subsidiary, Hearst Magazines
UK, publishes 24 magazines and 22 websites. Hearst Magazines
publishes 20 titles in the U.S.
About Editorial Televisa Colombia
Editorial Televisa is the leading magazine publisher in
Colombia. With 60 titles covering entertainment, lifestyle,
home, health, family, parenting, and women's interests, and
more than three decades in the country, Editorial Televisa is
the largest publisher of consumer magazines and reaches the
highest number of readers through successful titles including
TVyNovelas (the most read publication in Colombia, with
nearly 1.5 million readers), Caras, Tu, National Geographic
in Spanish, Vanidades, Novias, Gente, and many more.
Esquire (www.esquire.com), published by
Hearst Magazines, is the most-honored monthly magazine in
America. Over the past 15 years, it has won a total of 16
National Magazine Awards. Its Web site and e-reader
applications have been similarly honored-Esquire won
the first-ever National Magazine Award for iPad applications.
In addition to its U.S. flagship, Esquire publishes
25 editions around the world. Follow Esquire on
Twitter at @Esquiremag.