November 15, 2016
Nextmedia today announced that it has acquired KZONE and TOTAL GIRL magazines and websites from Pacific Magazines.
KZONE and TOTAL GIRL are both leading titles in the tween magazine sector offering interactive content for boys – toys, entertainment, sport, anime and more and for girls – entertainment, cool activities, and friendship advice in a fun, positive and inspiring way. KZONE and TOTAL GIRL are published monthly and have interactive websites engaging their readers.
Nextmedia announced that Editor-In-Chief Dan Findlay and the majority of the KZONE and TOTAL GIRL team will be joining nextmedia and relocating to St Leonards at the end of the month. Nextmedia’s first issue of each title will be on sale in December.
David Gardiner, CEO of nextmedia, said “nextmedia is a strong and active publisher in the children’s sector and adding leading titles KZONE and TOTAL GIRL to our portfolio propels us to clear number one in the genre, offering advertisers a rare opportunity to engage with the this market”.
He added “we are very pleased that Dan Findlay and the team are joining nextmedia, collectively they have done a terrific job to increase copy sales over the last 18 months and create an interactive digital platform which we believe we can build further”.
Nextmedia’s’s tween/kid’s portfolio will now consist of KZone, TOTAL GIRL, Mania, Little Angel, Shopkins and classic title Mad Magazine.
Nextmedia publishes over 40 leading special interest publications plus websites, digital media, forums, social media, books and events including titles such as Gardening Australia, Healthy Food