GCN and Washington Technology appoint new publisher

GCN and Washington Technology appoint new publisher

Tom Trezza Jr. has been named senior vice president and publisher of Government Computer News and its sister publication, Washington Technology. The promotion of Trezza, a 17-year veteran of the Government Computer News sales force, was part of a broad reorganization of the papers' parent company, PostNewsweek Tech Media of Washington.

Alec Dann was named senior vice president for Internet publishing, and Thomas R. Temin senior vice president for editorial. All three executives report to David Greene, president of PostNewsweek.

The company will focus exclusively on the business-to-government marketplace, and has ceased publication of Washington Techway, a magazine serving technology companies in the greater Washington region. Techway publisher Cliff Chiet was named executive vice president of a new PostNewsweek department, the Custom Media Group. Techway editor Lloyd Batzler becomes Internet editor for Government Computer News and Washington Technology. Reporter Vandana Sinha will become a reporter for Government Computer News.

PostNewsweek chief executive officer Chuck Lyons noted that while the advertising market for Washington-region business publications would remain weak for the foreseeable future, in 2002 the company has achieved solid financial results with Government Computer News, Washington Technology, FOSE'a government-oriented technology tradeshow and conference'and its other business-to-government efforts.

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