American Media, Inc. , is a publisher of a number of major United States-based magazines and supermarket tabloids. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A tabloid is a Newspaper industry term which refers to a smaller newspaper format per spread to a weekly or semi-weekly alternative newspaper that focuses on local-interest
American Media's corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida, figured prominently in news headlines in late 2001, after an anthrax attack was perpetrated on the company. Boca Raton ("bōkə rə-tōn" is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida incorporated in May 1925 Florida ( is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. The 2001 Anthrax attacks in the United States, also known as Amerithrax from its Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI case name occurred over Since then the corporate headquarters have moved to New York City at 1 Park Avenue in Manhattan. The City of New York Manhattan Island, in New York Harbor, is much the largest part of the Borough of Manhattan, one of the Five Boroughs which form the City of New York The CEO, David J. Pecker, now travels between the Boca Raton and New York office while managing the company. A chief executive officer ( CEO) or chief executive is typically the highest-ranking corporate officer ( executive) or administrator David Pecker is the Chairman and CEO of American Media. He is the Publisher of National Enquirer, Star, Sun,
American Media also owns Distribution Services, Inc. , an in-store magazine merchandising company.
Roger Altman, through Evercore Partners, bought a controlling stake in American Media in 1999. Roger Altman is an Investment banker, Private equity investor and former United States Deputy Treasury Secretary under Bill Clinton. Evercore Partners is a boutique Investment bank located in New York. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar)