Marc Richards joined Bauer Media in 2011 as VP Group Publisher of the Bauer Women’s Group. In 2013, he was promoted to VP Group Publisher of Bauer’s Entertainment and Teen divisions, overseeing In Touch, Life&Style, Closer, J-14, M, Twist and Girls’ World magazines, and their corresponding digital properties.
Prior to joining Bauer Publishing Marc spent twelve years at American Media Inc. where, most recently, he was the VP Group Publisher for their Young Men’s Network (Men’s Fitness, Playboy, UFC and WWE.). From 2005-2009 Marc served as the Publisher for Men’s Fitness magazine which led the men’s lifestyle category in ad page growth during his tenure. Prior to that Marc was the Associate Publisher of Star magazine from 2004-2005.
Originally from Long Island, Marc graduated from Columbia University where he played on the varsity tennis team. He currently resides in Chelsea NY with his wife and two daughters.