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FedScoop Adds Top Editorial Talent To Team In Continued Expansion Move

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Innovative DC-based media firm specializing in government tech news, education and collaboration adds top leaders to its editorial team.

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Government IT media company FedScoop today announced the expansion of its editorial team. Esteemed editorial leader Wyatt Kash, formerly of InformationWeek Government joins FedScoop as the VP of content strategy. Award-winning cyber editor Dan Verton will now serve as editorial director of the company's flagship news property, FedScoop. Greg Otto, previously with the Washington Business Journal, joins the media company as their technology reporter.

The expansion move marks FedScoop's latest investment in developing an innovative media company with an eye for recruiting some of the leading experts in government IT news. "I am thrilled to welcome Wyatt Kash to lead and oversee the expansion of our editorial properties as we move into new markets," said Goldy Kamali Founder & CEO of FedScoop.

"As a company we have experienced tremendous continued growth since we started almost 6 years ago, and as a result we have quickly become the industry leader and gold standard for government IT news and events. With the community we have built through FedScoop and StateScoop nationally, we are in a unique position to grow our company into some very exciting new markets. Bringing on skillful editorial leaders like Wyatt, Dan and Greg, marks an important next step in our growth plans."

MORE ABOUT THE RECENT ADDITIONS:

  • Wyatt Kash is the former editor of InformationWeek Government, and has covered government and technology for over a decade. His expertise includes co-leading an AOL start-up team, where he helped create, launch, manage, and market an online news platform aimed at government and tech industries. He is also the recipient of the exclusive 2011 G.D. Crain Award for outstanding contributions to editorial excellence in American business media.
  • Dan Verton is stepping into a new role as FedScoop editorial director. Formerly FedScoop's cyber editor, Verton is a veteran technology journalist with over 20 years of experience. He is the recipient of 2003 Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for News Reporting - the highest award in the nation for business journalism.
  • Greg Otto is the former digital editor at the Washington Business Journal and news editor for U.S. News & World Report. His career highlights range from a feature interview with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, to an in-depth exploration of how DC has been the backbone of the web for over 25 years.

ABOUT FEDSCOOP
FedScoop features up-to-the-minute breaking government tech news and is the government IT community's platform for education and collaboration. FedScoop brings together top leaders from the White House to the tech industry to discuss best practices and find effective solutions. FedScoop: www.fedscoop.com 202.344.5180.

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