About us

Cross platform offer


Bauer Media’s UK magazine division, led by Rob Munro-Hall, Group MD Magazine Media, is made up of 53 brands selling over 217 million copies a year.

Bauer Media is the home of market leading lifestyle brands such as heat, Closer, Grazia, Mojo and Empire as well as authoritative specialist titles such as Motor Cycle News, Mother & Baby, Parkers and Car.

Bauer Media is a member of both The PPA and Magnetic.


Bauer XCEL, Bauer’s digital arm, manages all digital brands which reaches over 130m unique users globally. The UK business, led by Group MD Sam Jones, consists of over 100 UK-hosted websites including The Debrief, Empireonline.com and heatworld.com

Bauer XCEL enables us to leverage our significant scale and take advantage of the benefit of working alongside our established creative teams. Mirroring our internal approach, we service our advertising partners with a united offering of native, direct and programmatic sales capability, working together across our entire business.


Bauer Media’s radio business, led by Group MD Dee Ford, is focussed around 4 key brands- Magic, KISS, Absolute Radio and Bauer City Network reaching over 17 million listeners. This strategy gives network audiences that complement one another and allows clear demographic segmentation to support effective campaign planning.

In 2015, Bauer Media UK acquired leading Nordic broadcaster SBS Discovery Radio, with more than 10 million people weekly through 20 popular brands, SBS Discovery Radio is the leading commercial radio operator in Sweden and Denmark and strongly positioned in Norway and Finland.

In 2016, Bauer Media- as part of Sound Digital, will run a new National DAB Digital Radio commercial multiplex. This will bring 15 new national radio stations to listeners across the UK and demonstrates Bauer’s commitment to digital radio.

Bauer Media are members of RadioCentre.



The Bauer Media advertising team, led by Group MD Abby Carvosso, work across all brands and platforms to deliver effective and creative advertising solutions against our valuable audiences.