Guest LilBambi Posted November 6, 2007 Share Posted November 6, 2007 Computerworld Announces New Editor in Chief Scot FinnieFormer Editor in Chief Don Tennant Promoted to Editorial DirectorFRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) - Computerworld, "The Voice of IT Management," today announced that Scot Finnie has been named editor in chief. Finnie replaces Don Tennant, who will be taking on a more expanded role at IDG as VP/Editorial Director for both Computerworld and its sister company InfoWorld.Finnie, who was hired as online editorial director of Computerworld in April 2006, will oversee the daily editorial operation of Computerworld's Web site (www.computerworld.com) as well as its weekly print publication. Finnie has more than two decades of experience in print and online journalism. His first Web-related position was with ZDNet in 1994, where he was editor. Finnie has been an editor at InformationWeek/TechWeb, Windows Magazine, and PC/Computing. His articles have appeared in PC World, PC Magazine, CNET, MacWeek, Byte, Popular Science and many others."Computerworld has a longstanding tradition of excellence of which I'm proud to be a part," said Finnie. "I am excited about the opportunity to guide Computerworld's growth online and in print by leveraging the best that each medium has to offer."Having played a key role in the publication's successful transition to its online publishing model, Finnie's promotion marks another milestone reflecting Computerworld's investment in and commitment to its online operations. Computerworld.com's unique-visitor and page-view numbers have nearly doubled over the year and a half that Scot has been driving the content strategy.In his new position, Tennant -- who served as editor in chief of Computerworld since 2004 -- will oversee editorial operations for both Computerworld and its sister publication, InfoWorld. He will continue to provide readers with keen insights into the IT industry in his weekly column."Scot and Don are tremendously smart, driven and aggressive editors who have defined a new standard of excellence at Computerworld," said Matt Sweeney, president and CEO. "In their new capacities, they will continue to move Computerworld ahead of the industry when it comes to editorial quality, audience growth and online engagement."I entered this article into Computerworld's Sharkbait :DWay to go, Scot! :thumbsup:Congrats to Don Tennant as well! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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