ExecutiveGovâs parent company and publisher, Executive Mosaic, announced today that Gerry A. Simone has been named editor-in-chief of the companyâs host of media properties covering federal marketplace news and government contracting.
Executive Mosaic CEO and Publisher Jim Garrettson praised Simone as âan accomplished and trusted adviser in online and media print media.â
He added that she would take the companyâs growing media properties âto the next stageâ and Â âwould continue to build upon an already strong readership.â
Simone is tasked with leading Executive Mosaicâs newsroom and setting the editorial direction for EMâs print publication, GovConExec magazine, which will soon launch its March issue on cloud computing.
In addition, she will oversee more than five daily online news sites, including: GovConWire.com, TheNewNewInternet.com, ExecutiveGov.com, ExecutiveBiz.com and GovConExecutive.com.
Simone got her start on the other side of the news business, securing government contractors and tech companies high-profile coverage in national and trade media, which has prepared her for her current role.
âThroughout my career, I have thrived on working with respected journalists as a national spokesperson for area companies,â she said. âI am compelled by Executive Mosaicâs unique media focus on stories about the corporate leaders and business of government contracting — one of the largest and most vibrant U.S. markets.â
For the future, Simone said she will focus on more varied coverage.
The editorial team is continuing to build working relationships with a number of industry stakeholders including government and technology leaders and industry analysts. âTheir voices will be reflected in our coverage,â she said. âI look forward to further expanding our proud publishing tradition â our readers will be the first to see the results.â