Computerworld, "The Voice of IT Management," has appointed Scot Finnie as editor in chief. Finnie replaces Don Tennant, who will be taking on a more expanded role at IDG as VP/Editorial Director for both Computerworld and its sister company InfoWorld.
Finnie, who was hired as online editorial director of Computerworld in April 2006, will oversee the daily editorial operation of Computerworld's Web site (http://www.computerworld.com/) as well as its weekly print publication. Finnie has more than two decades of experience in print and online journalism. His first Web-related position was with ZDNet in 1994, where he was editor. Finnie has been an editor at InformationWeek/TechWeb, Windows Magazine, and PC/Computing. His articles have appeared in PC World, PC Magazine, CNET, MacWeek, Byte, Popular Science and many others.
In his new position, Tennant -- who served as editor in chief of Computerworld since 2004 -- will oversee editorial operations for both Computerworld and its sister publication, InfoWorld. He will continue to provide readers with keen insights into the IT industry in his weekly column.