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Cricket Media is one of Highlights's top rivals. Cricket Media was founded in McLean, Virginia} in 1996. Cricket Media is in the Schools industry. Compared to Highlights, Cricket Media generates $51M less revenue.

Stone Soup Store is Highlights's #2 competitor. Stone Soup Store was founded in 1973, and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California. Stone Soup Store competes in the industry. Stone Soup Store generates $45.9M less revenue vs. Highlights.

KiteReaders is a top competitor of Highlights. KiteReaders's headquarters is in Santa Clara, California, and was founded in 2012. KiteReaders operates in the Business Support Services industry. KiteReaders generates 7.39% of Highlights's revenue.


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Highlights Acquisitions

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Highlights Funding History

Since Highlights was founded in 1946, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Highlights has raised $1.0M. Highlights' funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $1.0M





Debt - PPP (CARES Act)
Apr 2020
$1M - $2M

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Since Highlights was founded in 1946, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Highlights has raised $1.0M. Highlights' funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $1.0M

Highlights Investments

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Highlights News

October 29, 2019Kidscreen

Big Bad Boo scares up new animated series

The kids content creator will develop, finance, produce and distribute new shows inspired by Highligh... See more »
October 29, 2019C21Media

Big Bad Boo, Highlights bring IP to TV

Vancouver-based producer Big Bad Boo Studios has teamed up with US magazine Highlights for Children t... See more »
June 26, 2019The Business Journals: Columbus Business First

Local CEO speaks out on family separation at the border

Kent Johnson, CEO of Columbus-based Highlights for Children Inc., publicly denounced the separation a... See more »

Highlights for Children Sells Boyds Mills to Kane Press, Owned by Beijing's Thinkingdom

China's Thinkingdom Media Group's Kane Press has bought Boyds Mills Press with Kane's Leying Jiang to... See more »
March 15, 2019Kidscreen

Age of Learning expands with Highlights series

The Reading Quest series is joining the digital library for under-12s, adding 100 new books to the pl... See more »
January 15, 20194-traders

WEYV Announces Agreement with Highlights for Children, Inc., Enhancing In-App Content to Include More Than 250 Children's Magazines and E-books

(marketscreener.com) TROY, Mich., Jan. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WEYV, an app platform with music,... See more »

Highlights Blogs

Highlights Press Releases

October 10, 2019PR Newswire

Highlights for Children, Inc. Announces New Leadership Roles for Mary-Alice Moore and Michael Eisenberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights for Children, Inc. is pleased to announce th... See more »
June 20, 2019StreetInsider

Watch and Learn!' Video Series

- Dreamscape Media, the publishing and entertainment arm of Midwest Tape, and Highlights for Children... See more »
June 1, 2018PRWeb

Highlights Hangout, A New Monthly Podcast Bringing The Iconic Children's Magazine To Life- June 4

Highlights For Children, Inc. is teaming up with kids' podcast leader, Tinkercast, to unveil a new po... See more »
April 13, 2016PR Newswire

Highlights for Children Launches New Highlights Every Day Mobile Experience

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights for Children, Inc., the growing family-medi... See more »
February 16, 2016PR Newswire

Major Media Brands Partner for Bilingual Early Childhood Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights for Children, the leading family media brand... See more »
February 7, 2016PR Newswire

Super Sunday MVP for Kids is New Highlights Hidden Pictures App

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Highlights Hidden Pictures app, created in partne... See more »
February 3, 2016Hispanicize Wire

Major Media Brands Partner for Bilingual Early Childhood Education

- Partnership between Highlights for Children and the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Net... See more »

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Highlights Headquarters

1800 Watermark Drive PO Box 269

Columbus, Ohio43216


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Highlights Summary



Highlights is to helping children grow in basic skills and knowledge. Highlights was founded in 1946. Highlights' headquarters is located in Columbus, Ohio, USA 43216. It has raised 1.0M in 1 round. The latest round was in Apr 2020. Highlights' primar...


Highlights's CEO, Kent S. Johnson, currently has an approval rating of 74%. Highlights's primary competitors are Cricket Media, Stone Soup Store & KiteReaders.

Frequently Asked Questions about Highlights

  1. When was Highlights founded?

    Highlights was founded in 1946
  2. Who is Highlights's CEO?

    Highlights's CEO is Kent S. Johnson
  3. How much revenue does Highlights generate?

    Highlights generates $65M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Highlights have?

    Highlights has historically raised $1M in funding
  1. Where is Highlights's headquarters?

    Highlights's headquarters is in Columbus Ohio, USA
  2. How many employees does Highlights have?

    Highlights has 400 employees
  3. What sector does Highlights operate in?

    Highlights is in Publishing
  4. Who are Highlights's competitors?

    Highlights's top competitors are Cricket Media, Stone Soup Store, KiteReaders