Miami Herald Media Company
One Herald Plaza
Miami, FL 33132-1693
Miami Herald Media Company Mission: To be the most credible and dynamic source of information for our community.
Founded: First edition published Sept. 15, 1903, as The Miami Evening Record; renamed The Miami Herald on Dec. 1, 1910; acquired by John S. and James L. Knight in 1937; in 1946, launched international Clipper edition for Latin America, so named because it was shipped on Pan Am flying "clipper" seaplanes; in 1951, won its first of 20 Pulitzer Prizes for reporting on organized crime in Miami; in 1974, along with others in the Knight Newspapers group, merged with Ridder Publications to become Knight Ridder; most recently, in 2006, was the largest paper acquired and retained by The McClatchy Company when it bought Knight Ridder
David Landsberg, President and Publisher of The Miami Herald Media Company
Aminda "Mindy" Marques, Executive Editor
Alexandra Villoch, Senior Vice President, Advertising and Marketing
Donna Dickey, Broward Business Manager
Raul Lopez, General Manager, Miami Herald Interactive
Cesar Mendoza, Vice President, Technology
Susan Rosenthal, Vice President, Finance/Chief Financial Officer
Elissa Vanaver, Vice President, Human Resources/Assistant to the Publisher
Craig Woischwill, Senior Vice President, Circulation and Operations
Rick Hirsch, Managing Editor
Myriam Marquez, Editorial Pages Editor
Angie Diaz-Medina, Director of Marketing & Events
Jobs at The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald: HR Generalist Natalie Piner at 305-376-2802 or email@example.com
Newsroom Recruiting Contact: Managing Editor Rick Hirsch: 305-376-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Distinction: Winner of 20 Pulitzer Prizes; internationally known for award-winning investigative reporting; insightful coverage of Latin America and the Caribbean; groundbreaking use of interactive and multimedia for breaking news
Circulation Area: Miami-Dade, Broward and Monore counties in South Florida
Market: Primary market of South Florida has nearly 4.3 million residents and is the 15th largest in the United States. It is one of the most culturally diverse regions in the country with a Hispanic population (45%) that is three times higher than the national average (15%). The Hispanic population for the market is projected to grow at a rate of 13% over the next five years. Currently, Miami-Dade County in South Florida has 1.5 million Hispanics and Broward County has 426,900 Hispanics.
Customers: Readers in South Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America; web visitors from around the globe
Site: An 800,000-square-foot plant on the edge of Biscayne Bay in downtown Miami
Audience: Net combined audience for Miami Herald Media Company newspapers and websites is 1,526,859
(Net combined audience is the net audience of local past week readership for The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald newspapers and past 30-day local unique visitors for MiamiHerald.com, ElNuevoHerald.com and Miami.com websites.)
Miami Herald Readership: 534,195 daily; 818,780 Sunday
Miami Herald Print Circulation: 191,873 daily; 263,612 Sunday
Miami Herald Single-Copy Sales: 21% daily; 30% Sunday
(Source: Scarborough 2010; ABC Audit 2009)
Color: 20 full-color and four spot-color positions
Website: MiamiHerald.com, South Florida's source for the latest breaking local news, plus sports, weather, business, jobs, real estate, shopping, health, travel, entertainment and more.
ElNuevoHerald.com, the leading Spanish-language news website in the United States with comprehensive news coverage of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Miami.com, the insider's guide to Miami and South Florida entertainment, including nightlife, restaurants, hotels, shopping events, attractions and more. Search through thousands of listings.
MomsMiami.com, South Florida's guide for parents with information on raising healthy, happy kids. Parents can connect with each other for advice and support, share photos and find fun things to do with the family.
Combined Page Views for Miami Herald Media Company Websites: 36,501,438
Combined Unique Visitors to Miami Herald Media Company Websites: 6,514,457
(Combined page views and unique users numbers are from Omniture using a six-month average between April 2010 and September 2010 as reported in the September 2010 Publisher's Statement)
Partnerships: WLRN Public Radio and TV; CBS-4 WFOR-TV; My 33 TV; Sports Talk 790 The Ticket; WLYF 101.5 Lite FM
Miami Herald Media Company Employees: Approximately 800 full-time; 100 part-time
Miami Herald Newsroom Employees: Approximately 190 full-time; 20 part-time
News Bureaus: Washington, D.C.; Tallahassee; Fort Lauderdale; Kendall; Key West; Pembroke Pines; Gainesville
Major Advertisers: Macy's, Brandsmart, AT&T, Miami-Dade County, Sprint, Verizon, AutoNation, Rooms To Go, JCPenney, Sears/KMART, Potamkin (automobile sales)
Creative Ventures: Direct marketing initiatives including sub-ZIP code zoning; database marketing, printing and distribution and direct mail; events such as The Miami Herald Americas Conference
Special Publications: Niche, community and foreign-language publications plus themed special sections such as Vanity, Hurricane Preparation, Job Quest, Art Basel
Custom Publishing: HCP/Aboard Publishing creates award-winning hotel and in-flight magazines, tourism guides, coffee table books, marketing materials and websites.
Silver Knight Awards: Nationally recognized scholarship program for outstanding South Florida high school seniors.
Miami Herald Charities Wishbook: Charitable organization that donates more than $600,000 to help people in need by granting special wishes each holiday season.
Operation Helping Hands: Community partnership that assists in rebuilding in the aftermath of natural disasters.
Miami Herald Spelling Bee: Annual competition for the best spellers in grades 5 through 8 from Miami-Dade and Broward county schools. Top two winners go on to compete in the National Spelling Bee.
Athletic Awards: Annual event celebrating the athletic and academic achievements of exceptional high school athletes in Miami-Dade and Broward.
Americas Conference: The Miami Herald's signature annual event and the region's premier business and political forum on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Miami Herald Hunt: A beloved annual South Florida event for the past 25 years in which thousands of players compete to solve a giant urban puzzle.
The Market: A uniquely multicultural region with a large and diverse Hispanic population; hemispheric headquarters for major multinationals, international trade, banking, tourism; cruise capital of the world
Location: Southern tip of Florida peninsula; 228 miles from Havana, Cuba; 105 miles from Freeport in the Bahamas; three hours to Key West; four hours from Orlando
Transportation: Miami International Airport; Fort Lauderdale International Airport; Port of Miami; Port Everglades; Metrorail/Metromover mass transit; Tri-Rail
Population: 4.3 million in South Florida (Dade, Broward and Monroe counties)
Households: 1.6 million
Household Growth Rate since 2000: 7.1%
Hispanic 45.4%; White Non-Hispanic 30.6%; Black Non-Hispanic 19.7%; Other Non-Hispanic 4.4%
In Miami-Dade: 60.9% Hispanic; 18.2% non-Hispanic white; 17.9% non-Hispanic black; 3.1% Hispanic other
The Hispanic population is predominantly Cuban, followed by Puerto Rican, Colombian, Nicaraguan, Mexican, Venezuelan, Honduran and Peruvian. Also represented are Argentinean, Salvadoran, Ecuadorian, Guatemalan, Chilean, Panamanian and Spanish.
Median Home Value: $288,621
Median Monthly Rent: Miami-Dade $967; Broward $1,097; Monroe $1,110
Climate: Subtropical -- average temperature 76 degrees; average low 69 degrees; average high 83 degrees; average rainfall 58 inches
Major Employers/Industries: Tourism; international trade and commerce; public schools; government; University of Miami, American Airlines, Baptist Health Systems of South Florida, Precision Response Corporation
Major Retailers: Best Buy, Bloomingdales, Brandsmart, Dillard's, JCPenney, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom's
Higher Learning: University of Miami; Florida International University; NOVA University; Miami Dade College; Florida Memorial College; Barry University; St. Thomas University; Miami International University of Art & Design; Broward Community College
Culture: Spectrum of museums and galleries; opera, ballet and symphony companies; a new downtown performing arts complex
Sports: Florida Marlins (baseball); Miami Dolphins (football); Miami Heat (basketball); Florida Panthers (hockey); Miami FC (semi-pro soccer); University of Miami (Atlantic Coast Conference); Florida International and Florida Atlantic universities (Sun Belt Conference); Gulfstream Park and Calder Racetrack (horse racing); Homestead-Miami Speedway (NASCAR and Indy Car races); WGC-CA Championship and Honda Classic (golf); Sony Ericsson Open (tennis)
Major Annual Events: Art Basel International Art Fair; Miami Film Festival; Miami Book Fair International; Coconut Grove Arts Festival; Winterfest Boat Parade; Air & Sea Show, Las Olas Arts Festival; Art Deco Weekend; Carnaval Miami/Calle Ocho
Tourist Attractions: South Beach and other beaches; Little Havana; Florida Keys; Everglades; MetroZoo; Seaquarium; Jungle Island; Vizcaya Palace and Gardens; Fairchild Tropical Garden; Museum of Science
Recreation: Year-round water sports; world-class fishing and diving; sailing; cruising; golf; hiking; biking; lounging
Nightlife: Jazz, salsa, and dance clubs; restaurants featuring Spanish, Colombian, Venezuelan, Brazilian and Argentinean cuisine; South Beach; Coral Gables; Coconut Grove; Bayside; Las Olas Boulevard (Fort Lauderdale); Miccosukee Indian and Seminole hotel/casino complexes
Claim to Fame: Art Deco; stone crabs; Cuban coffee; cruise capital of the world
Famous Citizens: David Caruso, Chayanne, Matt Damon, P. Diddy, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Alex Fernandez, Hulk Hogan, Enrique Iglesias, Julio Iglesias, Juanes, Anna Kournikova, Dan Marino, Ricky Martin, Rosie O'Donnell, Dwayne Wayde, Donald Pliner, Iggy Pop, Janet Reno, Paulina Rubio, Shakira, Sammy Sosa, Nestor Torres
Trivia: Birthplace of actor Sidney Poitier; lightning capital of the world
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