Tim Sohn loves the news. Growing up, he and his family always read The New York Times. His love for newspapering began in 1996 when he joined the staff of The Echo, the student-operated newspaper at Western Connecticut State University, from which he graduated in December 2000 with a bachelor’s degree. Sohn rose through the ranks at The Echo, as writer, production director, co-editor, and editor-in-chief. After lacking any awards for several years, The Echo received a national award when Sohn presided as editor of the weekly print and online publication.
Since graduating from WCSU, Sohn has predominantly worked at daily newspaper/digital media companies in capacities including assistant news editor, evening editor, copy desk chief, copy editor, managing editor, and editor-in-chief.
Now, Sohn is a freelance writer and editor who focuses on technology and social media. In September 2012, he received a certificate in digital marketing from mediabistro.
Sohn’s clients include:
mediabistro, where he is editor of the Morning Social Media Newsfeed, aggregating the most important and compelling stories about social media. Content is posted on mediabistro.com, SocialTimes.com and sent out in in an electronic newsletter Monday to Friday;
Ebyline, where he is a contributor, focusing on freelancing, technology and entrepreneurship;Editor & Publisher magazine, writing feature articles about media, including topics such as advertising, technology, mobile and circulation; and
For more information about Sohn’s background, visit his LinkedIn page here.