Essence Communications Inc

135 W 50th St
New York NY 10020

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  • Mon: 9am-5pm
  • Tue: 9am-5pm
  • Wed: 9am-5pm
  • Thu: 9am-5pm
  • Fri: 9am-5pm

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Founded in 1968, Essence Communications Inc. is a corporation that owns a variety of media properties and communications systems, including its flagship publication, ESSENCE, a lifestyle magazine marketed to African-American women. ESSENCE has a monthly circulation of more than 1 million and a readership of more than 7 million. Essence Communications' other properties include the annual Essence Music Festival,, the annual Essence Awards, Suede Magazine, Essence Books and a line of products including hosiery and eyewear. The company is headquartered in New York, N.Y., and operates offices in Chicago, Ill.; Los Angeles, Calif.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Detroit, Mich.