David Pecker

Zimmerman Gets an Unusual Assignment From a Publisher

A funny thing arose out of conversations between Zimmerman Advertising founder Jordan Zimmerman and American Media Inc. CEO David Pecker: The ad agency got an assignment that doesn't involve advertising.

AMI’s Muscle & Fitness Gets the Dave Zinczenko Touch

American Media Inc.’s Muscle & Fitness is about to get the Dave Zinczenko treatment.   

New Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp Is a Familiar Face

The waiting game is finally over. Today, Time Warner said former CFO Joseph Ripp will succeed Laura Lang as the CEO of its soon-to-be spun off publishing division Time Inc. He starts in September.

Men’s Fitness Magazine Is Remade as a Lifestyle Brand

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Rodale Exec Jumps to Tabloid Publisher AMI

National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. is doing some more top-level poaching, this time from Rodale. Samantha Irwin was a 22-year vet of the health and fitness publisher, most recently serving as ad business director for Men's Health and Women's Health. At AMI, she becomes vp, general manager, a new position.

Hurricane Sandy Update

It’s soon going to be back to business as usual for American Media Inc. Nearly four months after Hurricane Sandy soaked its 4 New York Plaza HQ in lower Manhattan, AMI is planning to move back in, company chairman David Pecker said.

Daily News, AMI Face Prolonged Displacement

While most of the New York publishing world is back to business as usual after struggling during last week's Hurricane Sandy, tabloid publisher American Media Inc.

AMI Ups ‘Star’ and RadarOnline Editor David Perel to EVP of Digital Media

American Media Inc. veteran David Perel has added a new title to his growing list of roles at the company, which currently includes evp and managing editor of RadarOnline.com and editor in chief of Star magazine.

Group Publisher Diane Newman Out at American Media

Diane Newman, who had people buzzing over her weeks-long absence from tabloid and fitness publisher American Media, has now left the company.

AMI Slashing OK!’s Circulation

David Pecker's American Media Inc. is jumping right on fixing newly acquired OK! Weekly’s weak circulation—by cutting it. Effective with the second half of 2011, AMI will whack OK!’s rate base to 625,000 from 800,000, a decrease of 22 percent.