NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Out Group announces today that Carla Sosenko has been promoted to Editor of its New York property. In her previous role as Deputy Editor of Time Out New York, Sosenko has been a core part of the brand's digital growth and award-winning editorial, including min's Editorial and Design Award for Most Improved Publication and Folio's Eddie and Ozzie Award for Best Use of Instagram.
Terri White, who is stepping down from the lead editorial role for a new opportunity in her native UK, says: "Carla has played a huge part in the transformation of Time Out New York over the last eighteen months. She is a wonderful editor and this promotion recognizes her talent, passion and vision. She is going to do an amazing job of driving the continued and aggressive growth of the Time Out brand."
"Carla has played a key role in driving Time Out's rapid audience growth to date and we are excited for her to take up the content reins now, building on the success of the free weekly print publication in New York as well as our national digital reach," says Justin Etheridge, Executive Vice President of Time Out North America. "As well as a gifted editor, Carla is a natural ambassador for the brand and already serves as the voice of Time Out New York, making frequent television appearances and starring in our daily video series."
"The company would like to thank Terri for her fantastic impact on the brand, driving double digit digital growth year on year, while delivering an incredible haul of industry accolades," adds Etheridge.
Time Out New York magazine, now in its 20th year as the premier source of inspiration for New Yorkers seeking to make the most of their city, launched as a free, weekly publication in April this year, part of a wider growth strategy which has seen the brand taking a new approach to print distribution. As a result of the distribution model and circulation of 305,000 per week, Time Out has greatly expanded its millennial reach and is now delivering new, cross-platform creative opportunities for national partners and local advertisers.
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Notes to Editors:
Carla Sosenko bio:
Carla Sosenko is the editor of Time Out New York. She has appeared on Good Day New York and Fox 5 News, and has been a recurring guest on PIX11 News and The Brian Lehrer Show. Prior to joining Time Out New York, Carla was the acting executive editor of Life & Style Weekly, after serving as the managing editor and copy chief of that publication and In Touch Weekly. She has featured in publications including Jezebel, Marie Claire, Self magazine, Brides, the Hairpin, The Awl, Heebmagazine, the Boston Metro, Gizmodo and Laughspin, and she has been a frequent contributor to Jewcy. Her first play, Headcase, was produced in the 2001 New York International Fringe Festival, and her short story "Clutter" was a semifinalist in the Nimrod Awards.
About Time Out
Time Out is the ultimate insider guide for inspiring you to keep up and join in with all that's new and best in your city. It is a global multimedia platform that spans 107 cities across 38 countries with a monthly combined audience of over 36 million. Our growing online presence, mobile applications, magazines, events and partnerships all inspire people to make the most of their city.
Time Out is a trusted source of inspiration across multiple verticals including Food and Drink. It provides a comprehensive curated database of the best restaurants and bars, to an audience who increasingly access Time Out's content on a location basis, in real time, from their mobile phone.
The Group continues to rapidly expand globally. In the United Kingdom, Time Out Bristol and Time Out Birmingham launched in 2015, joining the new city websites in Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Leeds. Time Out San Francisco, Time Out Austin and Time Out Atlanta were added to the US portfolio in October 2014. Time Out Switzerland and Time Out Singapore launched in November 2014 and Time Out Seoul in both Korean and English language was launched in May 2015.
In 2011 Oakley Capital acquired a controlling interest in the business.
SOURCE Time Out Group