DENVER (BRAIN) — GearJunkie LLC, the owner of GearJunkie.com, has made some staff additions and is opening an office in Denver, after having been based in Minneapolis for more than 10 years.
The company has named a new editor-in-chief and created the new role of publisher. It also has added several senior staffers, including longtime QBP manager Ryan Johnson, who joined GearJunkie last summer as VP of marketing and operations.
“Our strategy this year is to scale the operation and to stake a claim in Colorado as the base of our editorial operation,” said Stephen Regenold, the founder of GearJunkie. “After a record year for traffic and revenue growth in 2017, we spent the past six months evaluating our company structure to retune for a new phase of growth,” he said.
Longtime managing editor Sean McCoy has been named editor-in-chief effective immediately. McCoy will lead an editorial team in a new Denver office, overseeing all day-to-day operations of the publication. McCoy said, “After 6-plus years on the team, I’m thrilled to lead GearJunkie into a new era of outdoors journalism.” He added, “Our new Denver bureau gives us access to world-class writers and many of the brands at the spear-tip of product …read more