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Jim Blume Named Editorial Director for Meredith’s Special Interest Media Group

Jim Blume has been named editorial director of Meredith’s Special Interest Media group. Blume was most recently group editor/edit admin for Meredith’s National Media Group. In the new role at Meredith, Blume will be responsible for over 120 Better Homes and Gardens-branded magazines and digital brands.

“Jim brings Special Interest Media a stellar blend of experience in the business, technology, and creative aspects of publishing,” said Gayle Butler, Meredith National Media Group executive vice president and Better Homes and Gardens’ editor-in-chief. “His expertise will be a valuable asset in driving the business forward across print and digital platforms.”

Blume will report to Butler.

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