(VIENNA, VA, July 17, 2012)— 1105 Government Information Group announced the appointment of Troy K. Schneider, to the newly created position of Executive Editor at Federal Computer Week.
"We are delighted to have Troy joining us. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of government, technology and online publishing, which is difficult to find in today’s world," said Anne A. Armstrong, President and Chief Content Officer of the 1105 Government Information Group. "As a market, we are in the midst of many changes and we believe Troy will add strength to our team in many ways, but particularly in the area of digital publishing."
Federal Computer Week is the leading brand for federal government executives and policy-makers focused on the business of technology in government. With 80,000 subscribers and over 370,000 page views per month, Federal Computer Week provides strategy and business management information for federal IT leaders. It is the only government media brand recognized as a top advertising vehicle 8 years in a row by BtoB Magazine's Media Power 50.
Regarding his appointment, Schneider said "I'm very excited to get started. For 25 years, Federal Computer Week has been a must-read for the federal tech community -- and the last few years have shown just how quickly that community's world can change. FCW has to continue evolving and improving to keep our readers informed, and I can't wait to help in those efforts."
In this new role, Schneider will be responsible for identifying content opportunities, defining scope of coverage and assigning creation of all content for the FCW brand.
Prior to joining 1105 Government Information Group, Schneider was Director of Media & Technology at the New America Foundation. He has also previously held operational and editorial roles at the Atlantic Media Company and was the founding Editor at NationalJournal.com. Schneider also helped launch the trailblazing political site PoliticsNow.com in the mid 1990's, and worked on the earliest online efforts of the LA Times and Newsday.
About Federal Computer Week
Federal Computer Week is the only brand that provides executive-level coverage of the important technology issues impacting federal leaders who are responsible for leveraging IT to fulfill the agency mission. Serving 80,000 subscribers, it is widely recognized for delivering the largest audience of Federal IT executives and remains unchallenged as the most read federal publication by IT purchasers in the government media marketplace. Federal Computer Week also produces the Federal 100 awards program – regarded as the premier awards gala of the federal IT marketplace where distinguished federal IT executives are recognized for changing the way government interacts with its constituents through the effective deployment of IT products and services. www.fcw.com
About 1105 Government Information Group
1105 Government Information Group, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., is the leading provider of integrated information and media for the government information technology market. A comprehensive portfolio of print, online, event, custom media and research products serves the information needs of the government IT buying team—agency executives, program managers, IT managers and systems integrators—across all segments of federal and state and local government. Flagship news and information brands include Defense Systems, Federal Computer Week, Federal Daily, GCN, and Washington Technology. www.1105govinfo.com