Pajamas Media Taps Marketing and Business Development Executives; Expands Offices in Los Angeles and New York

Nov 07, 2005, 00:00 ET from Pajamas Media

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pajamas Media, a new blogging
 venture designed to bring together top online writers, journalists and
 commentators under a single umbrella, today announced it has expanded its
 operations to include regional offices in the Los Angeles and New York.  The
 organization also strengthened its advertising and sales team with the hiring
 of Tom Troja, vice president of marketing, and Vik Rubenfeld, research
 director.
     Tom Troja joins Pajamas Media from EmotionEngine where he served as
 founder and CEO since 1998. Tom has 20+ years experience using communications
 as a tool to solve business problems including tenures with Tower Perrin,
 Decker Communications, Disney Channel and CBS. Troja will work out of the
 Pajamas Media New York office to drive the organization's word-of-mouth
 marketing strategy and environment and oversee the Pajamas Media business
 development, advertising and sales operations.
     Vik Rubenfeld worked as Associate Research Director at Saatchi & Saatchi
 before joining Pajamas Media. Rubenfeld will manage Pajamas Media research
 evaluating business-to-business programs and its opinion-oriented research
 projects along with site monitoring and internet data analyses.
     "Pajamas Media is attempting to build a dynamic community of writers,
 philosophers and journalists in an effort to democratize the way people access
 and exchange information. Both Vik and Tom will take that same approach to our
 business model, bringing together bloggers and marketing minds to create
 alternative methods to democratize the advertising and marketing approach for
 bloggers," said founder and CEO, Roger Simon. "Pajamas Media is all about
 empowerment of the blogging community and we are very pleased to have Vik and
 Tom enlist in our cause."
     Pajamas Media will run its corporate office out of the Los Angeles and
 will drive its sales and business development programs out of its New York
 location.
 
     Contact information for each office:
 
      100 North Sepulveda Blvd.
      Suite 275
      El Segundo, CA  90245-4359
      877-676-2564
 
      Rockefeller Plaza Center - 7th Floor
      1230 Avenue of the Americas
      New York, New York 10020 USA
      212-745-1377
 
     About Pajamas Media
     Pajamas Media is a new media venture designed to bring together the
 internet's brightest minds and mainstream media's most though-provoking
 leaders into a single open community that will provide discourse, commentary
 and content on a broad range of current topics. This community approach to
 news will forever open the news process to complement and re-define journalism
 in the 21st century.  The company was founded in 2004 by acclaimed novelist
 and screenwriter Roger L. Simon and Charles Johnson, software designer,
 musician, and author of Little Green Footballs.  For more information on
 Pajamas Media, please visit http://www.pajamasmedia.com.
 
 

SOURCE Pajamas Media
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pajamas Media, a new blogging
 venture designed to bring together top online writers, journalists and
 commentators under a single umbrella, today announced it has expanded its
 operations to include regional offices in the Los Angeles and New York.  The
 organization also strengthened its advertising and sales team with the hiring
 of Tom Troja, vice president of marketing, and Vik Rubenfeld, research
 director.
     Tom Troja joins Pajamas Media from EmotionEngine where he served as
 founder and CEO since 1998. Tom has 20+ years experience using communications
 as a tool to solve business problems including tenures with Tower Perrin,
 Decker Communications, Disney Channel and CBS. Troja will work out of the
 Pajamas Media New York office to drive the organization's word-of-mouth
 marketing strategy and environment and oversee the Pajamas Media business
 development, advertising and sales operations.
     Vik Rubenfeld worked as Associate Research Director at Saatchi & Saatchi
 before joining Pajamas Media. Rubenfeld will manage Pajamas Media research
 evaluating business-to-business programs and its opinion-oriented research
 projects along with site monitoring and internet data analyses.
     "Pajamas Media is attempting to build a dynamic community of writers,
 philosophers and journalists in an effort to democratize the way people access
 and exchange information. Both Vik and Tom will take that same approach to our
 business model, bringing together bloggers and marketing minds to create
 alternative methods to democratize the advertising and marketing approach for
 bloggers," said founder and CEO, Roger Simon. "Pajamas Media is all about
 empowerment of the blogging community and we are very pleased to have Vik and
 Tom enlist in our cause."
     Pajamas Media will run its corporate office out of the Los Angeles and
 will drive its sales and business development programs out of its New York
 location.
 
     Contact information for each office:
 
      100 North Sepulveda Blvd.
      Suite 275
      El Segundo, CA  90245-4359
      877-676-2564
 
      Rockefeller Plaza Center - 7th Floor
      1230 Avenue of the Americas
      New York, New York 10020 USA
      212-745-1377
 
     About Pajamas Media
     Pajamas Media is a new media venture designed to bring together the
 internet's brightest minds and mainstream media's most though-provoking
 leaders into a single open community that will provide discourse, commentary
 and content on a broad range of current topics. This community approach to
 news will forever open the news process to complement and re-define journalism
 in the 21st century.  The company was founded in 2004 by acclaimed novelist
 and screenwriter Roger L. Simon and Charles Johnson, software designer,
 musician, and author of Little Green Footballs.  For more information on
 Pajamas Media, please visit http://www.pajamasmedia.com.
 
 SOURCE  Pajamas Media