New York’s print media is one of the country’s biggest and strongest, and the heart of the magazine and book publishing industry. That is why although the Big Apple is one very expensive place to live in, it is the best place to be if you want to pursue a writing career in one of the top newspaper organizations and other print media company in the country.
Most of the major book publishing companies in the US are based in New York; six of which, tagged as the “Big Six” are located in Manhattan. These six major houses are Random House, Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Hachette (used to be Warner Books), and Holtzbrinck. Undeniable, New York is the center of the book publishing world.
Like the book publishing industry, many top magazine publishers in the world are New York-based. Two of which are Condé Nast and Time Inc. Magazine professionals wanting to explore their talents more and discover better opportunities for their careers should really head to the Big Apple.
Journalists are likely to see more career opportunities in the Big Apple. As the home of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, the city is where many of the big names in the newspaper industry are found. The New York Post and The Daily News, two of the top American tabloids are based in New York, too. Every now and then, several new dailies spring up in the city to prove that despite the Internet, the city’s newspaper industry still boom.
The print media of New York gives an interesting view of the city’s overall media – free, strong, and a force to reckon.