TimeZoneOne Welcomes Amy Carr as New Managing Director | Chicago Reel
TimeZoneOne (TZO), a global creative communications agency, today announced award-winning Chicago journalist and innovative content creator Amy Carr, will lead all content and media development strategies as the new Managing Director, US, effective immediately.
Carr will oversee the agency’s digital storytelling efforts and lead all content, video, PR and creative teams at TimeZoneOne’s global headquarters in Chicago.
A longtime respected journalist and Chicago media industry leader, Carr joins TimeZoneOne from Chicago magazine where she led the publication as editor-in-chief.
“A true idea and creative thinker at heart, Amy is one of Chicago’s most recognizable media industry leaders,” said Daniel Thomas, CEO of TimeZone One. “Time and time again, Amy has proven herself capable of building high-performing teams that understand the needs of the consumer community, culture and lifestyle. She will be an invaluable asset to our clients.
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“Finding smart, clear and creative ways to tell stories has taken on new importance in recent years, as we’ve all been forced to take a fresh look at what we do,” said Amy Carr, Managing Director, USA, TZO. “I’ve spent my career leading teams at some of the nation’s largest media organizations, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to use my proven experience to help brands tell their stories as they continue to pivot and evolve in our changing world.With the talent and resources of TZO and my diversity of experiences and skills, we are uniquely positioned to serve our customers wherever they need us.
Carr has had an impressive career telling stories across all platforms, launching new products and growing her digital following. Prior to her time at Chicago magazine, Carr spent eight years with the Chicago Tribune, most recently as Chief Content Officer for Life and Culture, overseeing Food and Dining, Travel and Tourism, Arts and Entertainment. , lifestyle, real estate and live and virtual. events.
Before joining the Grandstand, Carr was the editor of Time Out Chicago magazine. She was part of the team that launched the magazine in 2005 and Time Out Chicago Kids in 2009. She began her career at the Daily Herald in Arlington Heights, where she spent nearly 15 years reporting and editing a wide range of topics, from underground news and business to government, healthcare and reporting.
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