Rodale Inc. Announces Launch of Rodale's Organic Life

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Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 11:13 am | Updated: 8:23 pm, Sat Aug 23, 2014.

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Rodale Inc. Announces Launch of Rodale's Organic Life

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rodale Inc., the world's

leading healthy lifestyle company, today announced the launch of

Rodale's Organic Life, a relaunch of perennial title Organic

Gardening, the first organic magazine and first Rodale title, launched

in 1942. The new brand, which includes magazine, digital, live event,

and e-tailing components, will tap consumers' growing interest in

healthy living by offering a fresh spin on food, garden, home, and

well-being content across all platforms.

James Oseland has been named Editor-in-Chief of Rodale's Organic Life,

effective September 9. In this role, Oseland will oversee editorial

direction across all brand platforms, including the magazine's

editorial, digital, and mobile presence. This appointment marks

Oseland's return to Rodale, where he previously served as an editor of

the former Rodale title Organic Style. He will report to Rodale

President Scott Schulman.

"We're thrilled to welcome James back to Rodale as we continue to grow

and diversify-he brings a strong passion for our mission and unmatched

expertise in this space," says Schulman. "With this launch, Rodale is

uniquely able to serve consumers and advertisers in one of the most

important and fastest growing market segments."

Says James Oseland, "Rodale's Organic Life will be a print and digital

brand like no other: It will be a community, a clearinghouse of

beautiful, authoritative information that will weave together food,

shelter, gardening, wellness, and good living-an intersection of

topics that lie right at the heart of Rodale and what so many of us

care about."

Oseland most recently served as Editor-in-Chief of Saveur, where he

led the magazine to more than 40 awards, including numerous James

Beard journalism awards and three from the American Society of

Magazine Editors. He is also a five-year veteran on Bravo TV's Top

Chef Masters. His 2006 memoir, Cradle of Flavor, was named one of the

best books of the year by The New York Timesand was recognized by the

James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary

Professionals. He has previously served as an editor at Vogue, Sassy,

the Village Voice, and Mademoiselle.

Rodale's Organic Life magazine will debut this spring with its

February/March 2015 issue.

About Rodale Inc. Rodale is the global voice for health and wellness

with a mission to inspire and enable people to improve their lives and

the world around them. Through a broad portfolio of best-in-class

brands, Rodale reaches more than 100 million people globally through

multiple distribution channels, including magazines, books, online,

mobile, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer, social, and video. With 100

editions in 67 countries, Rodale publishes the largest, most

established health and wellness lifestyle magazine brands,

including Men's Health, Prevention, Women's Health, Runner's World,

Bicycling, Running Times, and Organic Gardening, and through Rodale

Events, LLC, produces 25 branded events that draw more than 100,000

participants annually. As one of the largest independent book

publishers in the world, Rodale has published more than 75 New York

Times bestsellers, including An Inconvenient Truth, by Al Gore; The

End of Overeating, by former FDA Commissioner Dr. David Kessler;

and The Honest Life, by Jessica Alba. A digital leader in the healthy

living space with properties such as Fitbie.com and Rodale's, a

healthy lifestyle e-tail store for responsibly sourced products, the

company continues to find new ways to connect with audiences across

developing technologies. Rodale is an established leader in

direct-response marketing with more than 60 million customers, and

Rodale editors are fixtures on the national media circuit, appearing

on television regularly as authorities on health and wellness.

RodaleInc.com

CONTACT: Allison Hobson Falkenberry VP, Brand and Corporate

Communications 212.573.0524 Allison.Falkenberry@Rodale.com

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