Lesley Kennedy joins ShopAtHome.com as senior managing editor
We wanted to share a press release we sent out today announcing Lesley Kennedy as ShopAtHome.com’s new Senior Managing Editor. This is a key hire as we have big plans in 2013 to continue to make ShopAtHome.com the top destination for anyone looking for great coupons, deals and money saving advice.
Seasoned journalist and editor to focus on savings education and deals
ShopAtHome.com, the largest coupon search engine that connects upwards of 12 million consumers each month to online coupons and the best Cash Back savings, today announced that Lesley Kennedy has joined the company as Senior Managing Editor. In this new role, Lesley will help deliver ShopAtHome.com’s money saving tips and advice to consumers across the media landscape.
Kennedy is a seasoned journalist who has contributed regularly to national sites and publications, including NBC Universal’s iVillage.com, Meredith Publishing’s MORE magazine and Recipe.com, AOL/Huffington Post’s StyleList and ParentDish, Dr. Oz’s YouBeauty.com and others. In addition to serving as AOL ParentDish’s news editor, she also served as the Deputy Features Editor and Fashion Editor at the Rocky Mountain News.
Kennedy will oversee ShopAtHome.com’s Online Shopping Report, which focuses on how to save money and get great deals online, focusing on Health & Fitness, Fashion, Family, Travel and Gadgets. In addition to tips, it also includes a news section, reporting on the latest from the online shopping industry. Writers for the report include journalists who have worked at such places as the Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report and The Rocky Mountain News.
In addition to editing and writing for the Online Shopping Report, Kennedy will serve as ShopAtHome.com’s online shopping expert for other online resources who are interested in helping their readers save money.
“I have always loved a great deal, and am excited to share the latest retail trends and the best ways to save with shoppers,” Kennedy says. “Consider the Online Shopping Report your BFF when it comes to getting the inside scoop on everything from freebies to fashion to family time.”
Kennedy joins former Rocky Mountain News alum Travis Henry, who serves as Director of Online Marketing – SEO & Content for ShopAtHome.com. Henry is an Internet veteran who was the founding managing editor of YourHub.com and part of the small core team that launched Examiner.com, serving as VP of Product and Editorial.
“Lesley is a savvy online journalist who instantly brings style and integrity to our editorial efforts,” Henry said. “ShopAtHome.com has always been a great destination for coupons and Cash Back. With the addition of Lesley and her team, we are now a resource for everyone to expand their savings knowledge.”
Kennedy’s hiring is one more step by ShopAtHome.com to increase its authority as the premiere online destination to save money through advice and tools including online coupons, Cash Back savings and mobile apps. At ShopAtHome.com, consumers can instantly browse over 100,000 online coupon codes, deals and Cash Back rewards from thousands of the world’s largest retailers.
Founded in 1986 by husband-and-wife team Marc and Claudia Braunstein, ShopAtHome.com is the web’s largest provider of online coupons, Cash Back rewards and printable grocery and restaurant coupons. For more information visit www.ShopAtHome.com.