Good morning and welcome to Insider Advertising for March 8. I’m senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here’s what’s going on:
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The return of Ebony magazine: After a $14 million buyout, its new millennial owner talks a historic relaunch
- Under new ownership, Ebony magazine has officially relaunched.
- Dominic-Madori Davis spoke with its new owner is 34-year-old Eden Bridgeman, daughter of businessman Junior Bridgeman.
- Ebony was founded in 1945 by publisher John Johnson and during the 1960s, the publication earned acclaim for its coverage of the civil rights movement. Ebony’s diminutive, sister magazine, Jet, was founded in 1951 by Johnson.