Starting in April 2000, Hey The magazine has included each of its names and visionaries, Oprah Winfrey, in one bright and colorful picture or another.
For the first time in the history of the magazine, the media mogul has chosen to appear on the cover of the magazine and why not here.
O’s powerful upcoming covers explain Oprah Winfrey’s absence
On the cover of the upcoming September 2020 edition Hey, Instead of a picture of Winfrey in some sort of fall setting, readers will instead see a digital cast rendering of Kentucky resident Bryo Taylor.
It is the first time in the magazine’s existence that Winfrey did not appear on the cover.
Taylor was killed by police in March 2020, who barged into the apartment she shared with her boyfriend. He opened fire, in a chaotic moment. Authorities killed 26-year-old Taylor, causing the blaze.
In the magazine’s issue, Winfrey explained her absence from the cover.
“I often think of Bryo Taylor,” she says. “She was the same age as the two daughters-in-law of my school in South Africa, who have been quarreling with Stadman and me since March … her whole life shines with the light of hope. In such a frightening way from Brayona Was taken away. I know for sure: We can’t keep quiet. Whatever megaphone we have to use to cry for justice. ”
“And that’s why Bryo is on Taylor’s cover Hey Magazine, “Winfrey said.
Oprah Winfrey ending print edition of ‘O’
After publishing a print edition for the last 20 years, Winfrey decided to start focusing solely on the digital edition of the magazine.
Published jointly by Hearst Corporation and Winfrey’s Harpo Productions, the media company explained the magazine’s shift to digital.
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The brand celebrates twenty years as ” O, The Oprah Magazine“We’re thinking about what’s next, but again partnerships and brands are not going away,” Hurst said.
“This is a natural next step for the brand, which has reached an online audience of 8 million, expanding its voice and vision with video and social content. We will continue to invest in this platform as the brand grows and develops into one that is more digitally focused. “
The final print edition will be its December 2020 issue, but it can also make occasional special edition print newsstand appearances from time to time.
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When Hartst Corporation announced the name of Winfrey’s upcoming magazine in 2000, they allowed it to be their choice.
“What do i like Hey It’s that it’s simple and direct, and that’s what a lot of my friends call me, “said Oprah Winfrey.
“Hey It shows the close bond and inclusiveness that readers will experience with the magazine, ”said Ellen Kunce, then editor-in-chief. “Hey Women will have a personal development guide for this new century, inspired by Oprah’s unique vision. “
The magazine has lived up to that vision and hopes to expand on its primarily digital venture in its mission.
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