John S. Zieser Uses in Severability Clause

Severability from Employment Agreement

AGREEMENT entered into as of August 14th, 2008, by and between MEREDITH CORPORATION, an Iowa corporation (the "Company"), and JOHN S. ZIESER ("Executive"), to become effective August 12, 2008 ("Effective Date").

Severability. In the event that any provision or portion of this Agreement shall be determined to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions or portions of this Agreement shall be unaffected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect to the fullest extent permitted by law.