Robyn Tomlin Named Editor Of Thunderdome
Digital First Media, which co-manages MediaNews Group and Journal Register Company, this week named Robyn Tomlin as editor of Thunderdome, the company’s centralized digital news operation.
Tomlin, 41, who most recently served as executive editor of the StarNews in Wilmington, N.C., will report to Digital First Editor in Chief, Jim Brady, and will be responsible for non-local content across the company’s network of more than 800 multiplatform products.
Tomlin has also served as executive editor of Ocala, Fla.’s Star-Banner and was named director of content innovation for The New York Times Regional Media Group in 2010 where she led audience growth and digital innovation efforts for 15 news organizations across six states.
Under Tomlin’s guidance, the Star News received dozens of state and national journalism honors including the 2009 Knight-Batten Award for Journalistic Innovation in Civic Media.