Martin Beck, From LA Times, Joins Marketing Land As Social Media Correspondent

martin-beck-smIt’s a pleasure to announce that the Third Door Media editorial staff is growing again.

Martin Beck will be joining the news team that produces both MarketingLand.com and SearchEngineLand.com as our new Social Media Correspondent. His first day will be Monday, March 3rd.

Martin comes to us from the Los Angeles Times, where he served as the paper’s social media and reader engagement editor since January, 2010. In that role, he managed the Times’ social media team and trained hundreds of journalists to integrate social media into their daily work routines. His career at the Times began in 1989 as a sports writer and included stints as a copy editor and technology editor, among other roles. You can learn more about Martin on his Marketing Land staff profile page.

As our first full-time Social Media Correspondent, Martin will help us expand our coverage of this increasingly important marketing channel with daily news stories as well as more in-depth feature articles. His experience doing social media for one of the country’s biggest publishing brands will add a unique and valuable perspective to our reporting.

Please join me in giving Martin a warm welcome to the Third Door Media team, and look for his byline to start appearing next week.

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About The Author: is Editor-In-Chief of Marketing Land. His news career includes time spent in TV, radio, and print journalism. His web career continues to include a small number of SEO and social media consulting clients, as well as regular speaking engagements at marketing events around the U.S. He recently launched a site dedicated to Google Glass called Glass Almanac and also blogs at Small Business Search Marketing. Matt can be found on Twitter at @MattMcGee and/or on Google Plus. You can read Matt's disclosures on his personal blog.

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