Magazine publisher Family Media LLC has named Jonathan Moore as president. Also, Moore has been appointed a director at Manhattan Media, which owns Family Media LLC and is backed by Isis Venture Partners.
NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Isis Venture Partners, a private equity firm that invests primarily in small to medium-sized enterprises in the media and business services sectors, announced today the appointment of Jonathan Moore as President of Family Media LLC. Mr. Moore has also been named a Director of Manhattan Media, an Isis Venture Partners-owned business. Long-time Family Media Publisher John Hurley will report to Moore.
Family Media provides insights and information to parents, from expectant parents to parents of pre-teens. It publishes New York Family Magazine, NewYorkFamily.com and hosts The Baby Show series, the Blackboard Awards, Camp Fairs and Independent School Fairs.
As a 20-year veteran of the industry, Mr. Moore has held leadership positions in a variety of media companies, most recently heading one of the largest mining conference companies in the world for Euromoney. He also ran the events and education business at the Interactive Advertising Bureau and, prior to that, the events and award programs for Thomson Financial Media/Source Media.
“We are delighted to have Jonathan overseeing what we believe is one of the most exciting investments in our media portfolio,” said Richard Burns, general partner of Isis Venture Partners and chairman of Manhattan Media. “He will head a seasoned and motivated team at a critical juncture in its growth trajectory.”
Manhattan Media recently announced a formal partnership with the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA) to accelerate the build out of the largest series of trade and consumer shows for new and expectant families in the United States.
“I am truly excited to join Family Media and The Baby Show Series at such an important time. The team has done a fantastic job under the leadership of John Hurley and we are poised for exceptional growth in the coming years. The reach and skills of both Family Media and the JPMA will be a powerful combination,” said Moore.
About Isis Venture Partners
Isis Venture Partners is a private equity firm and owns Manhattan Media, a New York based specialty media company with ownership of entities including Family Media, AVENUE Media and Dan’s Papers.