RR Donnelley Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Agreement by Highlights for Children

CHICAGO—Nov. 1, 2011—R. R. Donnelley & Sons has been awarded a new multi-year, multimillion-dollar agreement by Highlights for Children, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Donnelley will produce Highlights magazine, described as the most recognizable and widely read children’s magazine in the nation, and High Five, a version for younger children. The printer will also draw upon its leading logistics resources to provide co-mail services.

“We are very pleased to enter into this new collaborative relationship with RR Donnelley,” said Kent S. Johnson, Highlights for Children’s CEO. “Since Highlights’ unique vision was brought to life 65 years ago, we have continued to incorporate innovations as we bring ‘Fun with a Purpose’ to children and their parents. We look forward to working with RR Donnelley and to taking advantage of the broad range of innovations that it offers.”

“We are honored to begin producing these flagship publications and are delighted to be expanding our relationship with Highlights for Children,” said John Paloian, RR Donnelley’s chief operating officer. “Many of our employees know from personal experience the role that engaging graphics play in drawing children’s enthusiastic interest. We believe that our platform is an ideal match for Highlights’ special vision.”

RR Donnelley also produces books and related materials for Highlights for Children.

About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. Founded more than 147 years ago, the company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services to leading clients in virtually every private and public sector.

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