Industry News 6/6/2005

TransWorld Promotes Jack Spilberg To Sales Development Manager

TransWorld Promotes Jack Spilberg To Sales Development Manager
 
Oceanside, Calif., June 6, 2005 – TransWorld Media today announced that Jack Spilberg has been promoted to Sales Development Manager. He will continue to report to Jeff Griffing, Director of Sales and Marketing, in TransWorld Media's Oceanside, Calif. headquarters.

Spilberg joined the marketing staff at TransWorld Media in 2001 and was responsible for creating added-value marketing programs for advertising clients, managing and developing international licensing partnerships and forming new strategic alliances with other industry businesses and major music labels.

"Jack's knowledge of the action sports industry is an invaluable asset to advertisers who want to develop innovative marketing campaigns targeted to a tough-to-reach audience," said Griffing. "Jack effectively executes multi-faceted programs that benefit our clients' business in unique ways."

Spilberg, who grew up riding BMX and has more than 10 years of experience surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding, said: "It's a privilege and honor to be given this opportunity to apply my experience and passion for action sports to help bolster TransWorld Media's advertising sales efforts and develop creative new sales methods."

Spilberg began his career at TransWorld Media in 1999 as a contributing writer to TransWorld SNOWboarding Business, TransWorld SNOWboarding and TransWorld Surf Business, and later served as Assistant Editor of TransWorld's first-ever Buyers' Guide issue. Prior to joining TransWorld, he was General Manager/Senior Buyer at a prominent, Los Angeles based action sports retail company, Moontide International.

TransWorld Media, a division of Time4 Media, is a leading publisher of young men's action sports publications with an audience of more than six million. Based in Oceanside, Calif., properties include TransWorld SKATEboarding, TransWorld Surf, TransWorld SNOWboarding, Ride BMX, TransWorld Motocross and TransWorld Business. Time4 Media is a subsidiary of Time Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX).