Cogito Media Group was officially inaugurated in May 2010, after former CEO of Kurrant Mobile Catering Tony Khoury resigned. Tony Khoury was replaced by Pierre Turgeon, author, journalist and publisher, Pierre Turgeon is also the CEO of Transit Publishing, a publishing company of which KRMC owns 50% of shares. M. Turgeon has over 30 years of experience in the publishing industry.
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CMG and its subsidiary Transit Publisher have a diversified and rapidly-expanding portfolio of global content properties with titles that cater to the full spectrum of local, regional and international market demand trends
CMG offers comprehensive international distribution for a diverse and growing portfolio of multilingual print, e-book, audio book and video properties. CMG markets its English titles primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. French titles are sold in France, Quebec, and French-speaking European countries, including Belgium, Switzerland and Luxembourg. Spanish language titles are also being distributed in Spain and Hispanic America starting this year. CMG and its subsidiaries have sold rights to its catalogue in over twenty languages around the world, in markets ranging from China to Brazil.
In the press release announcing its launch, Transit stated that “linguistic and cultural barriers existed only to be surmounted and broken.” Less than six months later, thanks to its bestselling books and its distribution partners, Transit Publishing has gone global, with large print runs for its main markets: Canada, the U.S., the UK, and French-speaking Europe. Transit also sells rights to its works in approximately twenty languages around the world.
CMG collection of books is very wide: whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, the newly formed catalogue offers titles that are ranging from True Crime, Mystery, Thriller and Fantasy to Biographies and Self Help books. Such titles include the biography of notorious serial killer Charles Manson, in a book entitled Charles Manson Now. With it being the first ever authorized biography, this book relates brand new facts and information about Manson that have never been released before. CMG also offers the self help book Bad Girls, written by Dr. Lieberman in order to help women understand why men are drawn to more rebellious girls instead of calmer ones. Furthermore, the CMG catalogue includes ground breaking stories about international celebrities. As for the fiction slice of CMG, it offers fantastic novels such as Lunacy and The Package, appealing to a younger audience, and thus enlarging the range of readers that the publishing company appeals to.
CMG core business is book publishing. Book publishing is the means by which literary and informative books are produced and made available to the general public, for both entertainment and information. The different aspects of publishing include the development stages, the acquisition of the intellectual properties, the editorial work, and the graphic design.
CMG publishes books in both print and electronic format. Electronic formats include e-books and audio books. Furthermore, CMG sells the rights to foreign publishers for publication in different languages and countries.