John Dougherty

John Dougherty
Director Content Management, Hearst Corporation


John Dougherty is Director of Content Management at Hearst Corporation. He has overseen diverse technology efforts in cooperation with editorial and production teams for publications such as Elle, Woman’s Day and Car and Driver. That has included implementation of editorial workflow systems for print and tablet publications, issue planning, digital asset management, XML schemas, taxonomy management, prepress production, color management, ad and image portals, and creative software.

John has been part of a number of industry-wide initiatives, especially those pertaining to metadata, such as nextPub and PRISM. He has led or served on a number of working groups pertaining to multi-platform publishing, photo management, and usage rights.


Make, Manage Astor Ballroom
Dianne Kennedy (IDEAlliance), Peter Meirs (Time Inc.), John Dougherty (Hearst Corporation)
2011 was the year of the tablet. For magazines this signaled an exciting new era of innovative publications. In this publisher panel, you will learn about the challenges of magazine tablet publishing and the new, nextPub Specification that builds on PRISM, EPUB 3, and HTML5 to streamline content distribution to the rapidly evolving device environment. Read more.
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Ingram Content Group
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Blackboard
  • Bowker
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Innodata
  • Jouve North America
  • MarkLogic
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Océ North America
  • Temis
  • Aptara
  • Atex
  • LibreDigital
  • Media Services Group
  • MarkLogic
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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