Laura Kalehoff Named Editor-in-Chief of Two AMI Women’s Titles
NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Laura Kalehoff has been named Editor-in-Chief of Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health, the leading publications in their respective categories with a combined readership of 5 million. As previously announced, both titles will be relocating to New York City.
Ms. Kalehoff will report to Tara Kraft, Vice President and Group Editorial Director, Womens’ Active Lifestyle Group, AMI and Editor-in-Chief of Shape. “I look forward to working with Laura,” said Ms. Kraft. “She is a creative force who brings incredible energy and experience to the editorial team at AMI.”
Ms. Kalehoff has been an editor at women’s magazines for more than fifteen years. Most recently, she served as executive editor of American Baby at Meredith Corporation. Prior to that, she spent five years at Conde Nast’s Self, as well as holding key roles at Time Inc.’s All You and Hearst’s Lifetime.
“I am delighted to join the AMI family,” said Ms. Kalehoff. “Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health are titles that speak to women in a unique voice with tremendous growth potential for the future.”
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 RadarOnline.com, OKmagazine.com, CountryWeekly.com, Shape.com, MensFitness.com, MuscleandFitness.com and FitPregnancy.com. AMI’s magazines have a combined total circulation of 7.3 million and reach more than 55 million men and women each month. AMI’s digital properties reach an average of 24 million unique visitors and 186 million page views monthly.
AMI also provides Publishing Services which includes Distribution Services, Inc. (DSI), the No. 1 in-store magazine sales and merchandising marketing company in the U.S. and Canada. DSI places and monitors AMI’s publications and third-party publications to ensure proper displays in major retail chains and national and regional supermarket chains. DSI also provides marketing, merchandising and information gathering services to third parties including non-magazine clients. Publishing Services also provides print and digital advertising sales and strategic management direction in the following areas: manufacturing, subscription circulation, logistics, event marketing and full back office financial functions.
SOURCE American Media, Inc.