American Media, Inc. Names Cheryl Kramer Kaye Executive Beauty Director Of Women's Lifestyle & Entertainment Groups

Oct 22, 2012, 16:58 ET from American Media, Inc.

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. (AMI), today announced the appointment of Cheryl Kramer Kaye as the Executive Beauty Director of AMI's Women's Lifestyle & Entertainment Groups. In her new role, Kramer Kaye will contribute her beauty and style expertise to Shape and continue to provide Star magazine readers with highly influential style and beauty trends from both on and off the red carpet.

Throughout her tenure, Kramer Kaye has provided smart, sophisticated content to dedicated readers who look to magazines as their go-to for beauty and style advice. Before joining Star, Kramer Kaye was the Beauty Director at Redbook for nearly a decade, where she created the magazine's Beauty MVP Awards, which celebrated the industry's best products. Prior to that, she spearheaded the beauty editorial content at Fitness.

"It's an honor to be named the Executive Beauty Director of AMI's Women's Lifestyle & Entertainment Groups," Kramer Kaye said. "I can't wait to get back into the deeper-delving monthly format at Shape and collaborate with the magazine's incredible editorial team and advisory board. And I still get to indulge in my true guilty pleasure, Star. Working with celebrities and the pros who get them gorgeous is my passion."

"Cheryl is one of the most respected—and talented—editors in the beauty industry," said Tara Kraft, VP/Editor-in-Chief of Shape. "I am confident she will provide compelling content for our readers, who turn to Shape to help them feel great and ultimately look their best. Cheryl will be an invaluable addition to the already stellar Shape team by adding the energy and knowledge she is known for."

"With her impressive background, vast beauty knowledge and extensive magazine experience, Cheryl is a natural fit for the Shape brand," said David J. Pecker, AMI's Chairman, President and CEO. "We're thrilled Cheryl is continuing to provide top-tier beauty expertise to Star and now to Shape readers."

Shape is the leading active women's lifestyle magazine and global authority on fitness, nutrition and health. Shape connects with women throughout their everyday lives by providing them trusted wellness information, cutting-edge beauty and style editorial, and steps for positive change while giving readers the tools necessary to achieve their goals. Shape reaches 6.2 million active, engaged readers per month and more than 3 million unique visitors monthly online. 

Star is all about combining celebrity and entertainment from the latest Hollywood happenings to the hottest celebrity trends. With in-depth reporting, eye-catching celebrity photos and a style that is frequently frank and decidedly fun, Star reaches millions of celebrity enthusiasts each week.

About American Media, Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and health and fitness media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include Star, OK!, National Enquirer, Globe, Soap Opera Digest, Shape, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health. AMI also manages 18 digital sites including,,,, and AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of almost 7 million and reach more than 55 million men and women each month. AMI's digital properties reach an average of 10 million unique visitors and 80 million page views monthly.

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