Publishing power with over 12 million readers

BurdaNews combines the publishing power of 12 high-calibre magazines and over 200 journalists – the only company of its kind in Germany. Its publications ensure that BurdaNews has a presence in all crucial magazine segments: news magazines, business titles, upmarket lifestyle magazines, wide-reaching TV programme guides and popular health magazines. Through constant development and the innovative power of new media projects, the company has secured a strong position for the future.

The BurdaNews portfolio includes titles that set standards in their respective segments, all with a high standard of quality and above-average innovative strength.

BurdaNews sees itself as an integrated media company that creates cross-media journalistic content and new revenue models all round. The publishing unit bundles the following brands: Focus, Focus-Money, Focus-Gesundheit (Focus-Health), Focus-Diabetes, Focus-Spezial (Focus-Special), Fit for Fun, Free Men’s World, TV Spielfilm plus (TV Spielfilm and TV Today), TV Schlau (TV Smart), Cinema and Playboy, which is mainly directed at a male audience.

BurdaNews has an impressive 12.24 million readers, making it one of the major players on the print market. According to the German Audit Bureau of Circulations, IVW (I/2016), the group has a total circulation of almost 2.2 million copies.

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Managing director

Burkhard Graßmann is the managing director of BurdaNews and BCN. He previously managed Payback, the loyalty card operator, and spent many years in various board positions at Deutsche Telekom. He studied business, history, political science and philosophy.

Burkhard Graßmann is the managing director of BurdaNews and BCN. He previously managed Payback, the loyalty card operator, and spent many years in various board positions at Deutsche Telekom. He studied business, history, political science and philosophy.

Facts
Company BurdaNews GmbH
Managing director Burkhard Graßmann
Locations Munich, Hamburg and Berlin
Overall net reach 12.24 million readers (ma 2016/I)*
Total circulation 2.2 million copies (IVW I/2016)*
  *registered titles
Portfolio 12 magazines
Employees Over 200 journalists
Managing director

Burkhard Graßmann is the managing director of BurdaNews and BCN. He previously managed Payback, the loyalty card operator, and spent many years in various board positions at Deutsche Telekom. He studied business, history, political science and philosophy.