Tony Frost Named Editor-in-Chief of National Enquirer

Mar 24, 2010, 11:02 ET from American Media, Inc.

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- David J. Pecker, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. (AMI), announced today that Tony Frost has been named editor-in-chief of National Enquirer.  In addition to his new title, Frost now becomes Editorial Director of Globe and Editorial Director of the Enquirer's International Edition, which he has run since 2003.

"Tony's massive experience makes him ideally suited for this position.  Tony will continue to carry on the Enquirer's tradition of excellence in journalism, which has been created by a team of all-stars," said David Pecker.

"This is a tremendous honor," says Frost.  "At the National Enquirer, I am inheriting the best news gathering team in America. I plan to carry on the Enquirer's practice of top-notch investigative reporting and I am really excited to be working with such a resourceful and talented staff."

Frost's new appointment makes him the first journalist ever to have held the Editor-in-Chief position at American Media's three top celebrity magazines - the Enquirer, Star and Globe.

Additionally, Jeff Rodack, a 23-year veteran of AMI, succeeds Frost as Editor-in-Chief of Globe.  He has served as an editor at Globe for the last 10 years as well as working as an editor and senior reporter at the National Enquirer.  Pat Gregor is Globe's new Executive Editor.  For most of her 26-career at AMI she has been an editor at Globe.

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American Media, Inc. is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S.  These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer.  In addition to print properties, AMI manages 14 different web sites. The company also owns Distribution Services, Inc., the country's #1 in-store magazine merchandising company.

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