The List Digital
The List expands its digital operations
The List has accelerated its digital strategy with the appointment of an award-winning new media team. The List Digital will build on the successes enjoyed by the magazine since its launch in 1985.
The new team joined the existing staff at the company’s Edinburgh headquarters this week. They will extend the scope of The List’s website, www.list.co.uk, already the leading arts and entertainment site in Scotland, building on its reputation as a one stop information shop for people who live in Scotland and enjoy an active social life.
Alistair Brown, general manager of The List Digital, said ‘This is a fantastic opportunity to take a relatively small organisation with a great brand, a great team and wonderful content to a whole new level online.
‘The existing editorial content held by The List is unique, of very high quality and provides an excellent foundation for the rapid development of a new digital publishing business.’
Brown spent the last seven years as an executive with Scotsman.com and previously worked for the Financial Times for seven years. He is joined by business development manager Justine Watt, senior designer Bruce Combe, senior developer Andy Carmichael and Iain McCusker, who had been a software developer with The List.
Watt joins the company from NEWS.com.au, a Sydney-based business owned by News Corporation, where she worked on sites including MySpace.com and FoxSports.com.
Claire Prentice, editor of The List, said ‘The List is already the biggest and best arts, events and entertainment magazine in the country. This is an exciting time and presents a wonderful opportunity to enhance our reputation and develop into new media.’