Named Creative Director; Tjia Arrives in the New Position from ESPN The Magazine at the End of the Month
NEW YORK — Siung Tjia will join Bloomberg Markets magazine as the publication’s first Creative Director beginning in April, Editor Ronald Henkoff announced today.
Tjia will oversee all design and photography for the award- winning magazine.
Tija has been the Creative Director for ESPN The Magazine for the past four years and had been the Deputy Art Director at Rolling Stone magazine. Earlier, Tija held art director positions at Calvin Klein’s CRK Advertising, as well as at Barneys New York. He has won awards from The Society of Publication Designers (SPD), AIGA, The Type Directors Club, Communication Arts magazine, Print Magazine, and Folio.
Bloomberg Markets is the only magazine for the global financial elite, providing in-depth and authoritative stories on the companies and people who move markets.
Bloomberg Markets has won more of the top business and investigative journalism awards in the past 10 years than its competitors combined. Bloomberg Markets is a current finalist for the National Magazine Awards in the General Excellence category. Last week, the magazine won the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award (IRE) in the Magazine category for its “Duping the Families of Fallen Soldiers” series. On March 18th, Bloomberg Markets won nine Society of Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Awards, more than any other magazine. Last year, Bloomberg Markets had a record-setting year in advertising revenue. The magazine was redesigned and relaunched with its November 2010 issue.
“Siung Tjia is a proven leader and innovator among magazine designers,” said Henkoff. “Building on the momentum of our relaunch, he will help Bloomberg Markets reach new levels of excellence in design and photography.”
About Bloomberg Markets magazine Bloomberg Markets magazine serves the global financial elite, providing insight and perspective on the companies, trends, issues and people that move the world’s markets. Bloomberg Markets readers are the youngest and most affluent among all financial and business publications. Bloomberg Markets magazine’s rate base is 355,000.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 166 locations around the world.
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