Martha Stewart To Receive 2018 Lifetime Empowerment and Achievement Award at Folio: Top Women in Media Awards on June 7 in NYC

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The publishing industry’s prestigious recognition event brings together a veritable who’s who of noteworthy women from the dynamic media community.

Folio:, the magazine and digital publishing industry’s go-to source for news, business intelligence and peer-to-peer networking, is pleased to honor Martha Stewart, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Martha Stewart Living and Martha Stewart Weddings, with the Lifetime Empowerment and Achievement Award on Thursday, June 7, 2018 to celebrate her tremendous impact on magazine media as a trailblazer, thought leader, advocate and mentor.

Additionally, Folio: will induct its 2018 class of Top Women in Media. Each year, the recognition program honors women in the media industry who have stood out, taken risks, or been a visionary for her company, team, or market. Nominations are open through Friday, March 2, 2018. This year’s inductees will be announced on April 2.

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“Martha Stewart was an obvious choice for our first-ever recipient. For nearly 30-years she has never rested on her laurels and has continued to push new boundaries in publishing and media in general,” says Caysey Welton, Folio: Content Director. “She is an Emmy Award winner, bestselling author and successful entrepreneur, and now, a star on Facebook Live. Not to mention her name alone is a powerful brand, as evident by her deep product lines, which are synonymous with quality."

“Martha Stewart has truly set the standard in the magazine media industry for creativity, innovation, and leadership. Martha is the original influencer in the lifestyle category, inspiring millions of readers and setting the benchmark for quality content,” says Meredith Corporation’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Harty. “No one is more deserving than Martha for this honor, and we are thrilled she is part of the team at Meredith Corporation.”

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The Folio: Top Women in Media Awards will take place on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. This marks the 5th year that Folio: has spotlighted corporate champions, change-makers, entrepreneurs, and up and comers of the media industry. Past honorees include, Julia Wang of The Bump, Bonnie Kintzer of Trusted Media Brands, Gal Day of Harvard Business Review, and Teresa Lurk of MBA.

For questions about entering or attending the Folio: Top Women in Media Awards, contact Jessica Coonan at jcoonan(at)accessintel(dot)com. To become an event sponsor, contact Tania Babiuk at tbabiuk(at)accessintel(dot)com.

About Folio:
Folio: is the information resource publishing executives turn to for news analysis, commentary, and thought leadership in driving business strategy, value creation and revenue growth. Folio: delivers this insight across several newsletters, social media communities, special reports and live events, including the annual Folio: Show being held October 9-10 in New York City. For more information, visit

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