UBM Tech's InformationWeek Hires Four New Editors and Promotes One More
Wyatt Kash, Shane O'Neill, Alexandra Rudansky and Kristin Burnham Welcomed To The InformationWeek Editorial Team, James Donahue Promoted To Managing Editor
SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's InformationWeek announced four new editors and one promotion today. All four editors will contribute to InformationWeek's move onto a new community-based media platform, where IT professionals will find the latest technical and business information; connect with their peers and with InformationWeek's editors and contributors; and ultimately engage with that community to ask and answer questions, share ideas and debate the latest issues.
Wyatt Kash joins the team as Editor of InformationWeek Government. Kash will lead InformationWeek Government's editorial mission to provide IT professionals at federal, state and local government agencies with news, analysis, research, and insight on IT strategies and initiatives. Previously, Kash was part of an AOL startup team that helped create, launch, manage and market a specialized government IT news website featuring advanced social media tools. He is based outside Washington, DC.
Shane O'Neill joins InformationWeek as Managing Editor. Prior to InformationWeek, O'Neill was Assistant Managing Editor at CIO.com, and his news stories and blog posts have appeared in a variety of Web and print publications, including NYTimes.com, PCWorld.com, Computerworld.com and Bloomberg Businessweek. In 2011, he won an ASBPE Bronze Award for his blog "Eye On Microsoft."
Alexandra Rudansky joins InformationWeek Healthcare as Associate Editor. A recent graduate of Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, she has interned at McClatchy Washington Bureau, Chicago Sun-Times and the Washington Post.
Kristin Burnham joins the InformationWeek team as Senior Editor. She will cover social business, IT career and leadership issues, and general assignment news. Burnham most recently served as senior writer at CIO.com, where she covered social business and led IDG's efforts on Facebook. Burnham won a 2010 National Digital ASBPE Gold Award for a story she wrote related to Facebook privacy. She will be based outside of Boston. She is a graduate of Syracuse University.
Copy Chief James Donahue has been promoted to Managing Editor of InformationWeek, where he has worked for 18 years. Donahue has also worked for Elsevier and William Morrow, and has done freelance writing and editing. Last year, he had an essay published in North American Review, the nation's oldest literary journal.
The InformationWeek editorial team has received a number of awards recently. For the second year in a row, BtoB Media has named InformationWeek one of its Media Power 50, for providing targeted, engaging content to the business-to-business technology community. MinOnline also named InformationWeek the 2013 Social Media Star for innovation and reach in audience engagement.
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