American Media, Inc. Appoints David R. Hughes to the Board of Directors

   American Media, Inc. Appoints David R. Hughes to the Board of Directors

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- David J. Pecker, Chairman, President
and CEO of American Media, Inc. (AMI), today announced the appointment of
David R. Hughes to the Board of Directors, effective as of January 28, 2013.

Mr. Hughes currently serves as Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief
Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc.
which he joined in November 2010. Mr. Hughes was previously employed by MTR
Gaming Group, Inc. where he was Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer from May 2008 through November 2010 and held positions of
increasing responsibility, including Corporate Executive Vice President
Strategic Operations and Chief Operating Officer, from 2003 to 2008.

"We are honored to have David Hughes join our Board of Directors," said David
J. Pecker, AMI's Chairman, President and CEO. "David is a fantastic addition
to the Board of Directors based on his more than twenty-six years of
operational and financial experience."

About American Media, Inc.

American Media, Inc. (AMI) 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, Country Weekly, Soap Opera
Digest, Shape, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Muscle & Fitness Hers,
Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health. AMI also manages 18 different digital sites
including,,,,, and AMI's magazines
have a combined total circulation of 7.4 million and reach more than 61
million men and women each month. AMI's digital properties reach an average of
34 million unique visitors and 169 million page views monthly.

SOURCE American Media, Inc.

Contact: Eric S. Klee, American Media, Inc., +1-917-256-5483
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