The Association of Magazine Media

Michael Clinton

President, Marketing and Publishing Director

Hearst Magazines

Michael A. Clinton was named president, marketing and publishing director of Hearst Magazines in June 2010. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Hearst Corporation.

Formerly, Clinton was the executive vice president, chief marketing officer and publishing director of Hearst Magazines, a position he had held since January 2001. Clinton joined Hearst in October 1997 as senior vice president, chief marketing officer, and added group publisher responsibility for five titles, including Esquire and House Beautiful, in 1998.

Clinton oversees the publishing side of Hearst’s 21 titles, including print and digital revenue, corporate sales and marketing, brand development and consumer marketing initiatives.

Prior to his time at Hearst, Clinton was executive vice president of Condé Nast Publications, where he oversaw sales and marketing. Before that, he spent 10 years at GQ magazine, including six years as publisher.

Clinton is the founder and president of the non-profit organization, Circle of Generosity, which has given away more than $250,000 in angel donations.

Clinton is also a photographer and traveler and is the author of eight books. He is an avid runner, and has completed marathons on all seven continents.