American Media, Inc., is a publisher of a number of major United States-based magazines and supermarket tabloids.
American Media's corporate headquarters in Boca Raton
, figured prominently in news headlines in late 2001, after an anthrax attack
was perpetrated on the company. Since then the corporate headquarters have moved to New York City
at 1 Park Avenue in Manhattan
. The CEO
, David J. Pecker
, now travels between the Boca Raton and New York office while managing the company.
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.