Immediate appointed as Global Licensing agent by New Scientist

Thursday 27 April, 2023

Immediate Media Co, one of Europe’s largest magazine media licensors, has been appointed as global licensing agent for New Scientist magazine, bookazines and website.

New Scientist is the world’s most popular weekly science and technology publication, covering international news from a scientific standpoint, and asks the big-picture questions about life, the universe and what it means to be human. New Scientist magazine has a weekly circulation of over 138k, with 4.5m monthly visits to and a social media following of 9m.

With more than 70 print and digital licenses across more than 30 markets, Immediate is one of Europe’s largest magazine media licensors. They have proven expertise in developing strong and effective strategic partnerships and delivering new audience and revenue opportunities for a wide range of partners.

“We are delighted to be appointed to work on behalf of a market leading and multi-platform brand. We believe New Scientist has significant international potential which we will help it realise though our extensive expertise, reach and network.”

Tim Hudson, Director of International, Licensing & TopGear

Headshot of Tim Hudson, Director of International Licensing & Top Gear Magazine

Laurence Taylor, Managing Director of New Scientist, commented: “We are excited to work with Immediate and their global licensing partners to give even more science lovers across the world access to our market leading content and products. It is especially exciting in a time where science, particularly health, technology, sustainability and space, is so vital to the world.”