the delacorte lectures

Delacorte Lecture with Susan Lyne

The president and CEO on the makings of a media empire

On April 10, Lyne spoke at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, discussing the connection between the worlds of entertainment and journalism, the financial opportunities in magazine publishing, and why “it is literally the best buy in the world to subscribe to a magazine.”

Listen to audio of the talk by clicking here.

Susan Lyne is the president and CEO of Martha Stewart Living OmniMedia, where she oversees the company’s developments in publishing (both magazines and books), broadcasting (television programs and satellite radio), the Web, and merchandising. From January 2002 to May 2004, she was the President of ABC Entertainment—responsible for, among other shows, Desperate Housewives and Lost—and held various executive positions at the ABC television network from 1998 to 2002. From 1996 to 1998, Lyne was Executive Vice President of Walt Disney Pictures and Television, Inc.

The Columbia Graduate School of Journalism presents The Delacorte Lectures, a series examining aspects of magazine journalism featuring a leader in the field of magazine publishing. The series is headed by Victor Navasky, the George T. Delacorte Professor in Magazine Journalism and director of the Delacorte Center. Click here to view all Delacorte Lectures.