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How To Pitch: Family Circle
This Women's Service Mag Seeks Pitches That Speak to Moms of Tweens and Teens.- March 25, 2014
Circulation: 4 million
Frequency: 12 times a year
Special issues: The magazine runs themed issues. For example, in 2014: March was the celebrity issue; May, fun; August, back-to-school preview; and September, back to school.
Background: Family Circle was launched in 1932 as a women's magazine distributed in supermarkets. In later years, it was purchased by Minneapolis-based Cowles Media Company, The New York Times Company, Gruner + Jahr and, finally, Meredith Corporation in 2005. Throughout its many incarnations, the magazine has stayed true to its mom-centric mission.