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Active Interest Media Acquires IDEA Health & Fitness Association 

October 24, 2016) Boulder, CO— Active Interest Media, Inc. (AIM, www.aimmedia.com) today announced it has acquired IDEA Health & Fitness Association (www.ideafit.com), the world’s leading organization of fitness and wellness professionals.

Active Interest Media Promotes Sharon Houghton to Group Publisher for BACKPACKER and Climbing

Boulder, CO (September 27, 2016) – Active Interest Media (aimmedia.com) today announced the promotion of Sharon Houghton to Group Publisher for BACKPACKER and Climbing, two marquis brands in AIM’s Outdoor Group.

Active Interest Media Wins Four Folio:100

Boulder, CO (September 22, 2016) – Active Interest Media (AIM, aimmedia.com) today announced that Folio: 100 has honored four of its senior staff.

Active Interest Media to Launch China Edition of Equus 

Boulder, CO (September 8, 2016) – Active Interest Media (AIM, aimmedia.com) today announced that EQUUS (equusmagazine.com), the country’s leading resource for horse owners, is scheduled to launch in China in January.

Clean Eating Debuts Redesign in September Issue

Boulder, CO (August 15, 2016) Clean Eating (www.cleaneating.com), today announced it will begin debuting its cover-to-cover redesign starting with its September issue.

Active Interest Media Launches “Anglers Journal Television” New Sport-Fishing Television Show based on Anglers Journal Magazine
Boulder, Colo. (June 27, 2016)—Active Interest Media’s (AIM, aimmedia.com) new television fishing show, “Anglers Journal Television,” (AJTV, www.anglersjournal.com/ajtv) will premier on Sunday, July 3 at 9:30 am EST.

Active Interest Media’s Equine Network Wins Big at 2016 AHP Equine Media Awards.
The 2016 American Horse Publications Equine Media Awards―which celebrate excellence in equine publishing, both in print and online―were presented at its annual gala dinner on June 18 in Orlando, Florida.

Not All Who Wander Are Lost
Active Interest Media (AIM) has acquired the social media platform Yonder. Launched in 2013, Yonder has quickly become the leading outdoor recreation social app and platform for outdoor enthusiasts. This free mobile iOS and Android app allows you to discover and share your outdoor experiences, adventures and activities with friends and fellow Yonderers.

Globe Pequot and Active Interest Media Announce Publishing Partnership
Independent book publisher Globe Pequot (globepequot.com) and Active Interest Media are pleased to announce a new multi-year publishing partnership uniting Globe Pequot’s expertise in creating authoritative and beautifully packaged books with AIM’s impressive connection to an audience of dedicated enthusiast readers.

Imagination Award Winners Revealed at IMAG Conference
The winners of the inaugural Imagination Awards, recognizing the best work produced by independent magazine media brands, were revealed by the Association of Magazine Media (MPA) in San Francisco on May 12 as part of the IMAG 2016 proceedings. Active Interest Media took home a pair of awards: in the Content category for Backpacker’s National Park Service Centennial, and in the Leadership category for its content marketing unit, recently branded as Catapult Creative Labs.

Active Interest Media Hires Collin Stewart as Director of Marketing for the Healthy Living Group
Active Interest Media (AIM) today announced that Collin Stewart has been named Director of Consumer Marketing for AIM’s Healthy Living Group (HLG). In this new position, Stewart will drive the strategic direction of and marketing for AIM Healthy University (AHU), and support marketing for all consumer offerings. The Healthy Living Group contains some of AIM’s premier brands, including Yoga Journal, Vegetarian Times, Oxygen, Clean Eating, and more.

The Association of Magazine Media Announces the Imagination Awards Finalists
The Association of Magazine Media today announced the finalists in the inaugural Imagination Awards to honor the transformational work of independent magazine media (IMAG) companies and brands, including several AIM divisions. The Imagination Awards recognize projects and teams that capture the essence of a brand and demonstrate innovative thinking and imaginative tactics, well-defined business objectives, and successful execution and results.

Active Interest Media Launches New Sport-Fishing Television Show in Association with Anglers Journal Magazine
Active Interest Media has announced the creation of an all-new television fishing show to complement its successful launch of Anglers Journal magazine. The new show, titled “Anglers Journal Television,” (AJTV), will be produced in conjunction with Warren Miller Entertainment (skinet.com/warrenmiller/) and AIM Studios of Boulder (aimstudios.tv), Colorado, both subsidiaries of AIM. Anglers Journal Television will air on the Discovery Channel’s Destination America network, which has a nationwide audience of approximately 65 million households.

Gaia and Yoga Journal Name Ambassadors for the Live Be Yoga Summer Tour – #LiveBeYoga
Gaia (gaia.com) and Yoga Journal (yogajournal.com) have named Taylor O’Sullivan and Tarah Stuht as the ambassadors for this summer’s national Live Be Yoga Tour.

PubExec.com: The Next Wave of Native: Content, Audience Data & Lead Gen Rolled Into One
Jonathan Dorn, SVP of digital and creative services, explains how Active Interest Media is packaging its lead generation and custom content expertise into its newly-launched content lab.

TalkingNewMedia.com: Active Interest Media launches its own in-house marketing services agency, Catapult Creative Labs
Active Interest Media today announced the launch of Catapult Creative Labs, an in-house marketing services agency. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Catapult offers clients a full range of services including custom content, ad creative, social strategy, video and TV production, lead generation, event activation, research, data services, and more.

FolioMag.com: Active Interest Media Launches In-House Content Marketing Unit
The El Segundo, CA-based enthusiast publisher announced Thursday the launch of its own in-house content marketing unit, Catapult Creative Labs. With plans to provide cients with custom content, video, lead-gen, data services, and more, AIM says Catapult—which will operate out of Boulder, CO—debuts with several clients already signed from the markets in which its audiences live. The company publishes over fifty titles—from Angler’s Journal and Backpacker to Vegetarian Times and Yoga Journal—broken down across six main markets.

Active Interest Media Launches Catapult Creative Labs
Company’s Newest Division Offers Clients 360-Degree Marketing and Creative Services