From the Wires
Award-Winning Journalist Jason Kobely Joins CraveOnline Media, #1 Male Lifestyle Publisher on the Web
By: Business Wire
Dec. 18, 2012 07:01 AM
CraveOnline Media, the largest online male lifestyle publisher, announced today the appointment of Jason Kobely as Executive Editor. In his new role, Jason will uphold Crave’s commitment to insightful and entertaining articles by overseeing all facets of editorial content, and working closely with Crave channel editors, video resources, and partner sites.
As an 18 year veteran of television, print, online, and radio journalism, Jason’s prior experience earned him numerous awards and accolades, including an Emmy nomination, a Radio Television Digital News Association Edward R. Murrow Award and ten Associated Press awards. Prior to his work at Crave, Jason served as News Director at KNSI Radio (St. Cloud, MN), Supervising Web Producer at KXTV News 10 (Sacramento, CA), as well as anchor and editor at NewsTalk 1530 KFBK (Sacramento, CA).
As Executive Editor, Jason will be working closely with Crave’s panel of expert editors, including William Bibbiani (Film), Blair Marnell (TV), Andy Hunsaker (Comics), Johnny Firecloud (Music), Erik Norris (Gaming), Josh Helmuth (Sports), and John Scott Lewinski (Lifestyle).
“I am so excited and proud to be a part of this talented, energetic and vibrant collective of writers and editors,” said Kobley. “Engaging with my new team to deliver the worlds of entertainment, music, gaming, sports and male lifestyle to the Crave community—all with Crave’s distinctive voice—is a thrilling opportunity.”
“The expertise that Jason is bringing to Crave is evident through the honors he’s received and the vast experience he’s gained,” said John Keefer, General Manager of CraveOnline and Vice President of Evolve Media Corp. “With our new place as #1 male lifestyle publisher online, we continue our commitment to producing excellent content—making Jason a perfect fit.”
About CraveOnline Media, LLC
CraveOnline (www.craveonline.com) is the #1 male lifestyle destination reaching men ages 18-34 featuring video, movies, TV, music, sports, games, cars, humor and more. As the largest male lifestyle publishing company, CraveOnline Media attracts over 30 million unique visitors per month (November 2012, Comscore). CraveOnline strives to get users the most up-to-date and coolest content on the web. For advertisers, CraveOnline produces custom, integrated media programs that leverage rich media, video, mobile and social in ways that allow the marketing message to be an uninterrupted part of the user experience. Recent brand advertisers include Schick, Wrigley, IKEA, Universal, LG, Nikon, Coke, Pepsi, Unilever. The company is based in Los Angeles with sales offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Toronto. CraveOnline is part of Evolve Media Corp.
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