AMERICAN MEDIA, INC. NAMES JON P. FINE DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL, MEDIA

2018

AMERICAN MEDIA, INC. NAMES JON P. FINE DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL, MEDIA

NEW YORK. November 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Media, Inc., a leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines, today announced that it has added Jon P. Fine to its legal team in the newly created role of Deputy General Counsel, Media. Mr. Fine will report to Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Eric Klee.

“Jon is an extraordinary media attorney with a diverse and thorough knowledge of the intricacies of media law,” said Klee. “With the addition of Jon, we have rounded out our internal legal team to provide AMI with one of the most talented staffs in the business.”

Mr. Fine joins AMI from Open Road Integrated Media where he served as Senior Vice President and Publisher and managed day-to-day operations of the company’s publishing program as well as legal and business affairs, including prepublication review, risk management, business development and other related matters. He has also held key legal positions at some of the largest media companies in the world including Amazon, NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Random House, Inc., and King World Productions.

“I am excited to join AMI,” said Fine, “and look forward to helping continue AMI’s tradition of dynamic journalism in the celebrity and lifestyle realms.”

The addition of Mr. Fine to the AMI legal team brings in-house a role that was formerly handled by outside counsel.

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 Us Weekly, Star, OK!, In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, Men’s Journal, Muscle & Fitness, Mr. Olympia Contest, National Enquirer and other celebrity and teen titles. AMI also manages eleven different digital sites including Usmagazine.com, OKmagazine.com, RadarOnline.com, Intouchweekly.com, Lifeandstylemag.com, Closerweekly.com, MensJournal.com, MuscleandFitness.com and other digital and social properties. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of 5.7+ million and reach approximately 53 million men and women each month. AMI's digital properties reach approximately 65 million unique visitors monthly.

Press Contact: Jon Hammond, Hammond Strategies, (917) 856-0206, jon@hammondstrategies.com

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