Suite101.com Names Editor-in-Chief as Site Passes the 10,000 Writer Milestone

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Veteran editor Michael Kedda joins Suite101 to oversee editorial team and monitor article quality.

Suite101 is committed to providing both our writers with editorial guidance and making sure we post only high quality articles to our site

Suite101.com Media Inc., a global content site that provides consumers with trusted and reliable information, announced it hired a new Editor-in-Chief, Michael Kedda. In this role he will work closely with Suite101’s editorial team to help writers craft high quality and interesting articles. In addition to the new Editor-in-Chief, Suite101.com announced it now has over 10,000 writers across the globe that provide content for the site.

The top editorial position is one of the most important aspects to the overall quality of content provided on Suite 101, and in the guidance of new writers as they create articles for Suite101. As Editor-in-Chief, Kedda will be responsible for overseeing the global editorial team, helping them to provide counsel to the writers of Suite101, with an emphasis on providing a compelling content.

"Suite101 is committed to providing both our writers with editorial guidance and making sure we post only high quality articles to our site," said Peter Berger, CEO and President of Suite101.com Media Inc. “We know consumers are coming to Suite101 more and more to find that trusted advice that can make an impact in their daily lives. Michael has vast experience in online editing, and has worked with many successful communities like Amazon and Hutchinson 3G. Having Michael on board will also help our editors to provide additional feedback to our fast-growing pool of writers, now over 10,000.”

"I look forward to working with a large editorial group at Suite101," said Kedda. "We have an extremely talented team in place working to build upon the strength of our editorial product. This starts with great writing and continuously challenging what that means. But we're also looking a little further toward extending our readership focus, and making the writing more accessible and more relevant.

"At the very center of all this, of course, is the active writer community at Suite101,” continued Kedda. “We'll be reaching to provide even more writer tools and time to support and enrich this experience in coming months."

Kedda comes from a strong new media background. Most recently, he was the online channel manager for the Symbian Foundation where he oversaw principal websites for the company’s large-scale development and consumer communities. Prior to this, he worked as the launch editor for Channel 4 UK’s VOD platform 4oD; managing editor for 3 (UK), leading editorial innovation and production for the UK’s first mobile media channel; and editor at Amazon.com UK.

About Suite101.com
Suite101.com is known in the online writing world as a respected site where freelance writers and journalists, as well as home-based experts, write and publish short fact-based articles. Suite101 features 20 sections such as Business & Finance, Film & TV, Health & Wellness, Travel, and Food & Drink. New articles are posted daily and advertising revenue is shared with writers. This “dividend” or royalty style payment happens each month even if a writer adds no new articles. Suite101’s highest-earning writers consistently record monthly earnings of $3,000.

About Suite101.com Media Inc.
Suite101 is considered one of the most respected curators of original content. This takes the form of great articles posted by 10,000-plus writers on Suite101’s four sites: http://www.Suite101.com, http://www.Suite101.de, http://www.Suite101.fr, and http://www.Suite101.net. Suite101.com Media Inc. is a private Canadian company based in Vancouver, British Columbia with offices in Berlin, Madrid and Paris. It has been a successful consumer internet operation for over thirteen years and has an international full-time staff of 30 with 40 editors working around the world. The company is co-owned by Burda Digital Ventures of Munich and Vancouver-based Internet entrepreneur Dr. Boris Wertz of W Media Ventures.

Over 29 million people visit Suite101 sites each month. Suite101.com is a Quantcast Top 100 site and was recently named to the top ten U.S. list for traffic growth by comScore Media Metrix.

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