NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four of American Media, Inc.'s premier titles recorded impressive digital growth, reports David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. (AMI). Shape and Men's Fitness each registered over eight million unique hits, while OK! Magazine and Muscle & Fitness each broke five million. "Our forward thinking investment in digital infrastructure and the compelling editorial to match is paying off," said Pecker. "While other publications are playing catch-up, AMI is seeing the positive results of its strategy daily, as is evidenced by these robust July numbers."
AMI brought in Chief Digital Officer Joe Bilman over two years ago to architect and lead AMI's digital strategy, and he has driven the agenda to its current success. "AMI is running a streamlined digital operation thanks to the hard work of a dedicated team which has built the platform and made it accessible to a devoted readership," said Bilman. "With numbers like this, we are capitalizing on the successful AMI titles and creating a foundation for even further editorial growth in the digital universe."
"Our audience is responding with clicks," added AMI CEO David J. Pecker. "AMI is strongly positioned for growth across our many popular categories thanks in part to the digital groundwork we have established."
About American Media, Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, Country Weekly, Soap Opera Digest, Shape, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. AMI also manages 18 different digital sites including RadarOnline.com, OKmagazine.com, CountryWeekly.com, Shape.com, FitPregnancy.com, MensFitness.com and MuscleandFitness.com. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of 5.9+ million and reach more than 53 million men and women each month. AMI's digital properties reach an average of 43+ million unique visitors and 317+ million page views monthly.
SOURCE American Media, Inc.