Welcome to the 2008 FOLIO: 40—the oldest, most comprehensive and most distinguished compilation of its kind. As always, we’ve spent the last year examining the entire industry, as well as a few markets that intersect it, for individuals who best represent an increasingly multifaceted media landscape.

The 2008 FOLIO: 40 is not all-inclusive, nor is it meant to be. There are countless success stories that could be on this list from around magazine media. But the individuals here represent the best of what the industry has to offer along with many other inventive minds.

C-LEVEL VISIONARIES

DIRECTOR-LEVEL DOERS

INDUSTRY INFLUENCERS

UNDER THE RADAR

ONES TO WATCH

 

[EDITOR’S NOTE: These reports were compiled by FOLIO: staff editors Tony Silber, Matt Kinsman, Joanna Pettas, Jason Fell, Dylan Stableford and contributor Jill Ambroz.]