NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Time Out, the global multi-platform media company and leading provider of inspiration, recommendations and information in more than 35 major cities throughout the world, today announced Terri White as Editor In Chief for Time Out New York.
White, formerly the Executive Editor for Life & Style Weekly, will oversee the editorial direction and content for all of Time Out New York's media platforms, including digital, mobile and print. White will report to Time Out North America President Jennifer Morgan.
"Terri is a unique editorial talent known for transforming major entertainment and lifestyle brands into leaders across multiple platforms, including digital, mobile and social," said Morgan. "Terri's vision, creativity and strong track record for content innovation will be integral to Time Out as we continue our evolution to become the world's leading platform inspiring people to expand, enrich and enjoy their social lives. We are so pleased to have her on the Time Out New York leadership team."
White is a multi-award winning editor who has more than 13 years' experience working for major publishing brands across both print and digital media. Prior to serving as Executive Editor of Life & Style Weekly in New York, White was editor of Europe's leading men's title, ShortList, the first female editor of a British men's magazine in more than a decade. She was also Editor of Buzz, the entertainment title published with Britain's biggest newspaper, The Sun, and Deputy Editor of Maxim, and has written for Cosmopolitan, Elle, Grazia and The Observer magazine.
White has also worked on digital product development and launches for five major consumer print titles, including Look Magazine, Britain's best-selling fashion magazine, and the former News International, a leading British newspaper publisher.
"I am thrilled to join the brilliant Time Out team, and will work tirelessly with them to ensure that we're one of the most exciting and pioneering brands on the planet," said White. "My goal is to continue Time Out's tradition of innovation by creating new and unprecedented access to information that inspires readers to make the most of what New York has to offer. This is the most electric, vibrant, culturally-rich city in the world, and no New Yorker should even contemplate trying to navigate this city without Time Out."
White received her BA, with Honors, in English Literature from the University of Leicester. She was named New Editor of the Year in 2010 by the Periodical Training Council; Men's Magazine Editor of the Year in 2009 by the British Society of Magazine Editors; and Young Journalist of the Year by the IPC Media Awards.
About Time Out
Time Out is the number one trusted choice for consumers seeking inspiration, information, and booking opportunities relating to arts, entertainment, and culture in the world's major cities.
Time Out was founded in 1968 in London, by Tony Elliott and has since grown into a global media group that spans 37 cities across 25 countries and provides the very best inspiration and information.
Time Out is uniquely positioned as provider of local information and expert guidance to consumers through a distribution network which incorporates magazines, a massively growing online presence, mobile applications, events, and partnerships. Time Out has a worldwide audience of over 20 million across all these channels, most recently launching its iPad app in New York and London. The company received recognition for its achievements within the industry earning the International Consumer Magazine of the Year title at the Periodical Publishers Association Awards two years in a row, in 2010 and 2011.
Time Out North America was established as a partnership between Time Out Group and North American based partners to launch Time Out New York in September 1995. Time Out North America now includes Time Out New York, Time Out New York Kids, the recently launched web property Time Out Los Angeles and Time Out Chicago.
In November 2010 Oakley Capital acquired a 50 percent stake in Time Out Group and in 2011 acquired a majority stake in Time Out North America. Oakley Capital is now the majority shareholder in both groups.
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SOURCE Time Out North America