Find out why these people and magazines make min’s list of 2014’s Most Intriguing and Hottest Launches!

Join min on December 5 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt in New York City for min’s Most Intriguing People + Hottest Launches awards breakfast.

The editors of min will present awards for the Most Intriguing People in Media and min’s Rising Stars. Additionally, min, in association with Samir “Mr. Magazine” Husni, will present awards for the Hottest Launches of the Year.

Plus, find out which magazine will be named “THE” Hottest Launch of the Year!


 2014 Most Intriguing People

  • Tracey Altman, Athlon Media Group
  • Josh Berman, Lucky Group
  • Catherine Cassidy, Taste of Home
  • Tim Cobbold, UBM
  • Kevin Delaney, Quartz
  • Steven DeLuca, DEPARTURES & Travel + Leisure
  • Lisa Gersh, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
  • Susan Goldberg, National Geographic
  • Steve Grune, Allrecipes
  • Philippe Guelton, SheKnows
  • Jim Impoco, Newsweek
  • Donna Kalajian Lagani / Joanna Coles, Cosmo
  • Peter Longo, IDG U.S. Media Group
  • Maria Christina (“Cristy”) Marrero – Siempre Mujer
  • Howard Mittman, GQ
  • Mike McAvoy, TheOnion
  • Alexis Ohanian, Reddit
  • James Oseland, Rodale’s Organic Life
  • Jay Penske, PMC and PMC Studios
  • Joe Sabia, Conde Nast
  • Justin Smith, Bloomberg Media
  • John Steele, Nautilus
  • Guy Vidra, The New Republic
  • Gus Wenner, Wenner Media
  • Anna Wintour, Conde Nast
Editor of the Year

  • Cindi Leive, Editor in Chief, Glamour
Publisher of the Year

  • Jed Hartman, Group Publisher, Time,, Fortune,, Money, and


 2014 Hottest Launches

  • 8 by 8
  • Angler’s Journal
  • Animal Tales
  • Bella Grace
  • Chance
  • Closer Weekly
  • Craft Beer & Brewing
  • Dinosaur
  • Dr. Oz The Good Life
  • Food & Travel Quarterly
  • Girls’ World
  • GQ Style
  • Live Happy
  • Modern Pioneer
  • Mud & Obstacle
  • Naked Food
  • Naturally, Danny Seo


Relaunch of the Year

  • Newsweek
  • Nautilus
  • One
  • Pando Quarterly
  • Politico
  • Porter
  • Rescue Me
  • Sofia the First
  • The Pitchfork Review
  • The Sunshine School
  • Trending New York
  • Uomo Moderno
  • Vapor Lives
  • Willow and Sage

 2014 min’s Rising Stars

  • Samantha Allen, SourceMedia
  • Ben Bowers, Gear Patrol
  • Ali Edell, Entertainment Weekly
  • Brooke Engeldrum, Meredith Corporation
  • Laura Entis, Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Ted Iobst, Government Executive Media Group
  • Sam Jacobs, TIME Magazine
  • Ben Katz, Bloomberg Media
  • Jessica Leader, HuffPost Partner Studio
  • Tara Michaels, Forbes Media
  • Jean Namkung, The Atlantic
  • Lexi Nisita, Refinery29
  • Conor O’Donnell, Condé Nast Traveler
  • Melanie Pastuck, The Media Kitchen
  • Scott Rosenfield, Outside Magazine
  • Courtney Sands, Entertainment Weekly
  • Emily Scheer, TheStreet, Inc.
  • Jamie Strellner, HGTV Magazine
  • Jessica Szewczuk, TotallyHer Media for Evolve Media
  • Katherine Taylor, Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Ross Kenneth Urken, TheStreet, Inc.

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