News Magazines wins Sky publishing contract

Sky%20magazineNews Magazines has won the contract to publish BSkyB’s Sky Magazine from incumbent John Brown.

News Magazines was set up as a division of News International last year to develop consumer publications. Both News International and Sky are controlled by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation.

The magazine division is run by chief executive Camilla Rhodes and has launched Love It! and the monthly Times Inside Out magazine since its launch.

Sky Magazine, which has a circulation of 6.8 million, was launched in 1994. News Magazines’ involvement in the Sky pitch has delayed further launches from the division (MW November 16).

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