Industry News 7/13/2011

EMP: Mike Lewis Takes Reins As Editor In Chief Of TransWorld Business

Mike Lewis Takes Reins As Editor In Chief Of TransWorld Business
TransWorld Media is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Mike Lewis to Editor In Chief of TransWorld Business, the action sports industry’s leader in news and information. Lewis previously acted at Managing Editor and has inarguably established himself as an integral piece of TransWorld Business, creating compelling content for both print and online properties while also successfully leading and managing its event property, The Snow Industry Conference.

“I’m really excited to take on the challenge of continuing to evolve TransWorld Business’ role in helping make the action sports industry an easier place to navigate for its members,” said Lewis. “Over the last 40 issues of working with the TransWorld Business team, I’ve had a truly inspiring time learning more about, and helping share the stories and lessons learned from, the retailers, brands, and B2B service providers that we work with and cover every day.” He continued, “With the rest of the amazing Biz team, I look forward to energizing TransWorld Business and, and developing its voice to not just be your source for industry news, but to provide usable information to take your business, and this industry, to the next level.”

“I am very proud of Mike’s many accomplishments with TransWorld Business over the past few years and feel that he is the perfect person to assume the role of Editor In Chief,” said Editorial Director Rob Campbell. “I am confident that he will continue to take TransWorld Business to new levels, keeping the brand on top, where it currently resides, as the leader in action sports news and information.”

Lewis’ career with TransWorld began back in 2000, as a top contributor for TransWorld Business. With a Masters degree in Marketing and Environmental Management, Lewis brings to the table elite business knowledge in addition to an extensive action sports background of over 20 years, managing several snowboard/skate shops. His journalism career archive is extensive, stemming from local Colorado newspapers to action sports multimedia brand, Bluetorch. In his new role as Editor In Chief, Lewis will oversee TransWorld Business’ editorial staff and manage the brand’s multiple media outlets. He will report directly to Rob Campbell, Editorial Director of TransWorld Media.