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March 27, 2015 3:22 AM ET


Company Overview of Essence Communications Inc.

Company Overview

Essence Communications Inc. publishes ESSENCE, a lifestyle, fashion, and beauty magazine for African-American women. Its magazine covers topics in the categories of celebrity, fashion, beauty, hair, love, life, career and finance, health, and lifestyle. The company also generates the Essence Music Festival featuring cultural celebrations, seminars, and musical performances; Women Who Are Shaping the World, a leadership summit; Window on Our Women and Smart Beauty consumer insights; the Essence Book Club; and ventures in mobile, television, and VOD media through Essence Studios. In addition, it operates, a Web destination that serves as the daily source for African-American relate...

135 West 50th Street

4th Floor

New York, NY 10020

United States

Founded in 1968





Key Executives for Essence Communications Inc.

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 74
President and President of People En Español
Age: 52
Associate Publisher of Marketing
Editorial Director of ESSENCE Magazine
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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