American Media

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American Media, Inc. together with its subsidiaries is one of the largest publishers of celebrity and health and active lifestyle magazines in the United States. American Media’s Syndication department manages 18 magazine titles in the celebrity and fitness markets. Company's system is a flexible, effective way to reproduce world-class news breaking and fitness content, anywhere in the world and across all media platforms. Most of the content found in its magazines is available for syndication and anything from intimate celebrity at home interviews to best health and workout routines are found in company's brands. American Media also keeps its readers up-to-date with all the latest, exclusive features being produced by editorial teams.

TypePrivate
Founded1990
HQNew York, NY, US
Websiteamericanmediainc.com
Employee Ratings2.1
Overall CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2017)333
Revenue (FY, 2016)$223 M(-9%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

American Media Office Locations

American Media has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
4 FDR Dr
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American Media Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1990
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American Media Revenue

American Media's revenue was reported to be $223.04 m in FY, 2016 which is a 17.2% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

223.0m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

(17.2%)

Net income (FY, 2016)

17.0m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

25.7m

Cash (31-Mar-2016)

1.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

348.5m344.2m245.2m223.0m

Revenue growth, %

(17%)

General and administrative expense

81.7m95.7m86.6m55.5m

Operating expense total

136.3m105.0m105.1m55.5m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Revenue

89.9m85.3m90.4m90.6m74.6m78.3m74.2m70.7m56.1m61.9m55.1m

General and administrative expense

22.3m20.0m21.8m24.4m19.0m27.0m26.8m22.9m15.4m14.6m15.9m

Operating expense total

22.3m74.5m21.8m24.4m28.3m27.0m45.2m22.9m15.4m14.6m15.9m

Depreciation and amortization

3.4m3.2m4.3m6.7m6.6m6.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

2.4m3.0m3.5m1.4m

Accounts Receivable

43.1m44.6m39.4m

Prepaid Expenses

16.2m16.6m11.4m

Inventories

13.2m10.9m873.0k1.3m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Cash

6.5m9.5m3.8m4.7m4.2m15.1m7.6m3.1m6.2m3.3m922.0k

Accounts Receivable

36.7m36.2m50.1m38.4m32.3m31.8m31.1m34.5m28.8m21.1m19.6m

Prepaid Expenses

20.3m15.0m20.0m24.2m19.1m18.4m25.4m17.6m17.2m18.1m11.8m

Inventories

12.1m12.2m16.3m16.6m13.7m9.1m2.8m2.1m354.0k61.0k834.0k
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(56.2m)(53.3m)(25.9m)18.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

9.9m14.2m14.9m26.5m

Inventories

4.0m2.2m9.9m(470.0k)

Accounts Payable

1.7m1.8m(3.9m)(5.1m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Net Income

(4.0m)(61.9m)765.0k(2.0m)(52.4m)(12.0m)(40.8m)(30.9m)24.1m22.9m20.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

4.8m7.2m3.1m6.7m10.5m3.4m6.5m10.8m6.7m13.3m19.9m

Inventories

5.1m5.0m(3.1m)(3.5m)(597.0k)1.8m8.1m8.8m519.0k812.0k39.0k

Accounts Payable

1.4m4.8m11.6m(3.3m)1.5m5.0m87.0k(6.6m)630.0k(6.3m)(6.0m)
USDQ2, 2013

Financial Leverage

-24.9 x
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American Media Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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American Media Online and Social Media Presence

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American Media Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    31/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    30/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    78/100

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American Media News and Updates

David Pecker, the controversial CEO of American Media who helped Trump funnel hush money to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, will no longer lead the company

David Pecker is out as CEO of American Media Inc. as part of a merger announced in a press release Friday. Pecker, a longtime friend of Trump, was previously the publisher of the National Enquirer, which funneled hush money to two women who alleged the president had affairs with them. AMI and the …

Neptune Wellness to issue warrants to American Media as part of marketing partnership

Canada-based cannabis extraction company Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. said Friday it has partnered with American Media LLC to provide marketing services for Neptune's brands in the U.S. American Media owns media brands including Us Weekly, Men's Journal and Life & Style. Under terms of the p…

Neptune Announces New Strategic Partnership with American Media LLC.

LAVAL, QC, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. ("Neptune" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NEPT) (TSX: NEPT) is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with American Media LLC ("American Media") to help support the growth of Neptune's brands in the U.S.,...

American Media, LLC Revokes Shawn Rhoden's Eligibility For 2019 Mr. Olympia Contest

NEW YORK, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- American Media, LLC Chairman and CEO David J. Pecker, owner and operator of Joe Weider's Mr. Olympia Fitness and Performance Expo and the Mr. Olympia Contest, today announced that he is revoking the eligibility of 2018 Mr. Olympia Shawn Rhoden from...

American Media, LLC Reaches Agreement To Sell Tabloids, Including National Enquirer, To Hudson Media

NEW YORK, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- American Media, LLC today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with James Cohen, the owner and CEO of Hudson Media, for the sale of its newsprint tabloids, including the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National...
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American Media Blogs

American Media, LLC Announces Sale of Mr. Olympia and Muscle & Fitness

Friday, February 14, 2020 NEW YORK, February 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – In a landmark deal, American Media, LLC today announced it has reached an agreement on the sale of the iconic Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend as well as the Muscle & Fitness, FLEX and M&F Hers media b…

OLYMPIA WEEKEND ANNOUNCES RECORD PRIZE MONEY, EXPANDED EXPO AND CELEBRITY APPEARANCES!

Thursday, August 29, 2019 NEW YORK, August 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The fitness industry’s most celebrated tradition returns to Las Vegas September 12-15 with the world’s most prestigious physique titles on the line. Olympia Weekend is set to award more than $1.4 million in prize money, eclipsing it…

AMERICAN MEDIA, LLC’S AM STUDIOS ANNOUNCES TWO NEW DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTIONS FOR REELZ

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 NEW YORK, August 7, 2019 -- American Media, LLC today announced two new documentary television specials produced from its AM Studios arm for REELZ. Robin Williams: When Laughter Stops will premiere August 11 and Capturing Chris Watts will premiere September 15. “These new p…

ADVENTURE SPORTS NETWORK GROUP PROMOTES COURTNEY GRESIK TO VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF DEW TOUR

Monday, July 29, 2019 NEW YORK, July 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Adventure Sports Network Group (ASNG) today announced that Courtney Gresik has been named Vice President and General Manager of the Dew Tour. Ms. Gresik joined the ASNG in 2005 most recently serving as Director of Business and Partnerships…

AMERICAN MEDIA, LLC REVOKES SHAWN RHODEN’S ELIGIBILITY FOR 2019 MR. OLYMPIA CONTEST

Friday, July 12, 2019 NEW YORK, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – American Media, LLC Chairman and CEO David J. Pecker, owner and operator of Joe Weider’s Mr. Olympia Fitness and Performance Expo and the Mr. Olympia Contest, today announced that he is revoking the eligibility of 2018 Mr. Olympia Shawn Rh…

TWO DEATHS, THREE DAYS, ONE MANSION – AMERICAN MEDIA LLC & ID INVESTIGATES MYSTERIOUS DEATHS IN TWO-HOUR SPECIAL EVENT “REBECCA ZAHAU: AN ID MURDER MYSTERY”

Sunday, May 5, 2019 --The All-New Special Premieres Monday, May 27 at 9/8c on Investigation Discovery -- (Silver Spring, Md.) - On July 11, 2011, 6-year-old Max Shacknai suffers a fatal fall in his father’s Coronado home while under the watch of his father’s girlfriend, Rebecca Zahau. Tragedy strike…
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American Media Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was American Media founded?

    American Media was founded in 1990.

  • How many employees does American Media have?

    American Media has 333 employees.

  • What is American Media revenue?

    Latest American Media annual revenue is $223 m.

  • What is American Media revenue per employee?

    Latest American Media revenue per employee is $669.8 k.

  • Who are American Media competitors?

    Competitors of American Media include Tabula, Tribun and Hospimedia.

  • Where is American Media headquarters?

    American Media headquarters is located at 4 FDR Dr, New York.

  • Where are American Media offices?

    American Media has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does American Media have?

    American Media has 1 office.