Life after Meredith: 5 perspectives from Birmingham publishing alumni, including Greg Schumann of Markstein

Birmingham, Alabama, Meredith Corp., Cooking Light, Coastal Living, Oxmoor House
Meredith Corp.’s Birmingham offices. Photo by Terri Robertson for Bham Now

Meredith Corp.’s business move last Wednesday was a major hit to Coastal Living, Cooking Light and Oxmoor House—three publishing brands with some twenty, thirty and forty years of Birmingham history, respectively. Here are the facts, plus words of encouragement from five Birmingham publishing alumni who have gone on to great things, near and far.

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Time Inc. owner of Birmingham’s Southern Living, sold to Meredith Corp.

Time, Inc. sold to Meredith. AP Photo/Richard Drew.

On this Cyber Monday, it’s not just Christmas presents that are being sold and purchased. A big media purchase is in the news today and impacts Birmingham.  Southern Living’s parent company, Time Inc. has been purchased by Meredith Corporation publisher of Better Homes & Gardens.

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