Peter King Hunsinger
President& Publisher/Golf Digest Publications
Peter King Hunsinger was named president and publisher of the Golf Digest Companies in September, 2011. In this role, he oversees the publishing of Golf Digest and www.golfdigest.com, as well as Golf World and all of the brands' digital, online and mobile properties. With its 30 international editions, Golf Digest ranks as is the 11th largest magazine in the world and the word's largest sports magazine. Golf World is the nation's oldest and most widely read newsweekly golf magazine.
Hunsinger was named vice president and publisher of GQ in July 2003. Under his leadership, GQ reported record advertising pages and revenue while elevating its already-iconic brand. In 2011 GQ was named to Adweek's "Hot List" and in 2005 to Advertising Age's "A-List." Coinciding with GQ's 50th anniversary in 2007, Hunsinger launched The Gentlemen's Fund initiative to raise awareness of and financial support for charitable causes essential to modern men. Hunsinger oversaw GQ's launch of the first-ever Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) certified digital edition for the iPhone in December 2009 and iPad in April 2010.
Hunsinger came to GQ from the Condé Nast Bridal Group, where he was president. Previously, he served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Condé Nast.
From 1999 until 2001, Hunsinger was vice president and publisher of Vanity Fair. During his tenure, the magazine was extraordinarily successful in both ad pages and revenue, and Adweek placed Vanity Fair third on its "Hot List" for 2001. From 1997 to 1999, Hunsinger was publisher of Architectural Digest. During his time there, ad pages and revenue increased each year and he was named Condé Nast publisher of the year in 1998 and 1999. Hunsinger worked at Gourmet until 1997, where he was publisher for the last three years of his sixteen at the magazine.
Hunsinger is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio. He lives in New Canaan, Connecticut, with his wife and their four children.