The Mega Agency Becomes Premium Content Partner For AMI

Posted on 6/27/2018 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

The Mega Agency has signed a deal with American Media, Inc. (AMI), the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the United States, that makes it AMI’s premium content partner.

Mega already globally syndicates exclusive content for AMI, which owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States.

The new deal gives AMI greater access to The Mega Agency's breaking news content and rich archive of 30 million news, sport and entertainment photographs and videos, and further enhances the close relationship between the two media companies.

AMI's titles include Us Weekly, OK!, Star, Men’s Journal, Muscle & Fitness, Mr. Olympia, National Enquirer and other celebrity titles. AMI also manages nine different digital sites including and other digital and social properties.

Earlier this month AMI announced it has reached an agreement to acquire 13 brands from Bauer Media USA. The addition of the Bauer titles, including In Touch, Life & Style, and Closer as well as the nine brands that make up the Bauer Teen Group, including J-14 and Girls World, will now be part of the AMI Entertainment Group.

Combined, AMI's celebrity titles alone will reach 38 million readers and deliver the youngest median age in the category. AMI's celebrity titles reach more than 60 million unique visitors monthly and more than additional 15 million social media fans and followers.

“AMI is one of the biggest and most important publishers in the United States and this deal means even more exposure for The Mega Agency's images across AMI’s many titles,” said The Mega Agency's Chief Content Officer David Leigh.

“Our executive team’s great relationship with editors and publishers across the world is one of the main reasons new photographers are joining The Mega Agency every day.

“They like our real-time dashboards, state-of-the-art uploader and know they are in safe hands with our knowledgeable team of picture editor and sales executives across the globe.”

Added Dylan Howard, AMI Chief Content Officer and Vice President:  "Our team of reporters and investigators around the world are excited to embark on this journey with The Mega Agency.

"As a company, AMI remains committed to supporting The Mega Agency, which shares our insatiable appetite to deliver our readers compelling and exclusive content.”

The Mega Agency, a state-of-the-art media agency selling visual content directly in 15 countries across the globe, has signed a number of partnership deals with widely-respected picture agencies.

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