HONG KONG/ NEW YORK, 26 September 2018 – South China Morning Post Publishers Limited, Asia’s leading media company, today announced the appointment of Maggie Jones to the new position of Director of Newsroom Systems. Reporting to the Group Director for Technology, Etienne Maccario, Maggie will helm SCMP’s technology teams to drive the development of SCMP’s editorial content creation and workflow systems. Maggie has relocated from Los Angeles to Hong Kong, SCMP’s global headquarters.

Maggie joins SCMP from Tribune Interactive, where she was head of product for their portfolio of web and mobile properties, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New York Daily News, and Baltimore Sun. Maggie started her career as a developer, and found her passion in building exceptional products for content creators. She has led the development from ideation to go-to-market for content management systems and authoring tools across government, retail, and media industries.

“As SCMP continues its transformation, a robust technology backbone is essential to support our expanding portfolio of products and digital footprint,” said Etienne Maccario, SCMP’s Group Director of Technology. “Maggie’s expertise underscores our commitment to editorial and digital excellence and will lead SCMP’s efforts to enhance cross-platform content creation. I am confident that Maggie’s expertise, innovative vision and entrepreneurial spirit will be crucial to SCMP’s journey to becoming a leading global media tech company with a mission to lead the global conversation about China.”

Maggie said, “I’m excited about the opportunity to join the SCMP because the opportunity to be a part of a team with this bold a vision is rare. I look forward to contributing to its transformation into a world-class digital media company.”