American Society of Magazine Editors

Renee Jordan

Senior Vice President and Group Publisher

The Taunton Press

Renee Jordan is a highly collaborative, creative and data-focused media executive with 29 years of experience across consumer and B2B magazines and digital publishing. Her career has focused on the transformation of the consumer experience and business models disrupted by technology and renewed through innovation.

Jordan is currently senior vice president and group publisher at the Taunton Press, with product, sales, and overall P&L responsibilities for Fine Woodworking, Fine Homebuilding, Fine Gardening and Threads media brands.

Previously, Jordan was president and chief operating officer at Fexy Media Brands, a digital start-up focused on video and content experiences in the food, health and personal financial services categories. She also served as executive vice president and chief strategy officer at Clear Channel Outdoor, responsible for leveraging emerging technologies to drive innovation and revenue growth strategies for the outdoor advertising business. Prior, Jordan served 12 years at the Reader’s Digest Association in multiple data-driven and consumer-focused roles. Her most recent position there was chief marketing officer of North America, where she led the transformation of consumer marketing from traditional direct response to multi-channel and digitally-focused strategies. She also held consumer marketing and circulation leadership roles at Primedia and Fairchild Publications.