Rapp named FCW editor-in-chief
- By Michael Hardy
- Dec 10, 2008
David Rapp, former editor and senior vice president of Congressional
Quarterly, has been named editor-in-chief of Federal Computer Week and
editorial director at 1105 Government Information Group.
will start work Dec. 29, said Anne Armstrong, president of 1105
Government Information Group. As editorial director, Rapp will
coordinate the various magazines and Web sites the company publishes.
was CQ's top editorial executive from 1997 to 2006. During that period,
he oversaw the creation and development of the award-winning CQ.com
(www.cq.com). He also led the redesign and repositioning of CQ's
flagship print products — CQ Today and CQ Weekly. In addition, Rapp
helped develop and launch several electronic newsletters.
left CQ in January 2007 after 22 years to start his own publishing
company. Later that year, he created TravelBeat.net, a collection of
1105 Government Information Group also hired a new
marketing director, Stephanie Decker. She previously worked at The
Weekly Standard and Politico and will direct the efforts of a
three-person marketing team to promote the group’s media efforts in the
Technology journalist Michael Hardy is a former FCW editor.