My Resume

TIMOTHY WOOD
34 Park Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
timmaywood@gmail.com
timmaywood.com
843-290-6242

WORK EXPERIENCE

TravAllianceMedia, Westampton, NJ

Editor-in-Chief, TravelPulse.com, October 2013-present

  • coordinate daily content plan and staff management of 10 editors and 20 freelance writers
  • oversee ongoing transition of site from trade-only focus to travel trade and consumer-facing content

Bleacher Report, San Francisco, CA
Managing Editor, March 2010-Sept. 2013

  • Coordinated content plans and staff management for 25 editors and 300 writers across the country
  •  Managed $10 million annual staff budget; grew traffic 500 percent, from 2.2 million to 14.3 million monthly unique visitors (comScore), during tenure
  •  Founded BR’s breaking news department, hired and trained six editors and 50 writers in SEO best practices and sports breaking news coverage
  •  Increased search traffic 700 percent, from 200,000 daily visits in 2010 to 1.4 million daily visitors, during tenure
  •  Developed content plan for site’s successful mobile and newsletter content program launches
  •  Grew mobile traffic 900 percent, from 1 million to 9 million monthly uniques (comScore)

Demand Media, Santa Monica, CA
Regional Content Coordinator, March 2009-February 2010

  • Copy editor for content on 10 websites including eHow, Livestrong,com and Golflink.com
  • Writer for all Demand sites as well as monthly assignments for Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Carolina Morning News/Bluffton Today, Bluffton, SC
Columnist/Editor, March 2005-March 2009

  • Founding editor for hyper-local daily newspaper, created sports content plan for paper
  • Created online content strategy for BlufftonToday.com and social media strategy for Facebook
  • Main coverage responsibilities: high school sports, minor league baseball, pro golf
  • S.C. Press Association award winner for column and feature writing, 2008 and 2009

Savannah Sand Gnats, Savannah, GA
General Manager, May 2004-February 2005

  • Oversaw all day-to-day operations, leading team to a 10-percent attendance increase during the 2004 season
  • Developed and executed $1.5 million annual budget; sold corporate sponsorships worth over $250,000 annually

Gear, New York, NY
Managing Editor, November 2000-February 2002

  • Oversaw production, editing and editorial planning of 600,000-circ. general interest men’s magazine
  • Responsible for $5 million annual budget and 60-person in-house editorial staff and 100 freelance writers

New York Yankees, Bronx, NY
Director of Publications, December 1995-September 1998

  • Developed content plan for original Yankees.com and YankeesUniverse.com
  • Combined in-stadium and subscription book into one offering sold at Stadium, via subscription and newsstand
  • Turned $1.5 million departmental deficit into $3 million profit during tenure and grew circulation 1,000 percent
  • Awarded 1996 World Series ring by majority owner George Steinbrenner

OTHER NOTABLES

  • Managing editor for ACS Sports (New York, NY), 12/98-10/99: managed web sites for 20 MLB and NHL teams
  • Sports/news reporter and columnist, Middletown Times Herald-Record, Middletown, NY, 10/99-11/00
  •  Host and ad rep for daily sports radio show, “The Wicked Good Sports Show,” in Manchester, NH in 2004
  • Media Relations Director for New Hampshire Fisher Cats minor league baseball team, 2004
  • Contributing writer, CBS Sportsline, October 1999-December 2000
  • Online editor, Major League Baseball, September 1998-January 1999

EDUCATION

  • Fordham University, 1995, B.A., Communications; won Walsh Scholarship, school’s highest honor for journalism students, 1995 N.Y. Society of Professional Journalists scholarship winner

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