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[02/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
Craig Engler Promoted to Senior Vice President, ScifI.com and Sci Fi Magazine

[via press release from Sci Fi]

CRAIG ENGLER PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SCIFI.COM AND SCI FI MAGAZINE

NEW YORK -- February 15, 2006 -- Craig E. Engler has been promoted to Senior Vice President, SCIFI.COM and SCI FI Magazine, it was announced today by Dave Howe, EVP and General Manager of SCI FI Channel. In his new position, Mr. Engler will work closely with the NBC Universal cross-platform digital team, taking on responsibility for the digital growth and expansion of SCI FI, including the continued development of original online content, and the launch of a new broadband network. Under Mr. Engler's leadership, SCI FI Channel has been on the forefront of digital technology with innovations like the critically acclaimed 'Battlestar Galactica' podcast and videoblog by the show's executive producers and the expansion of the daily entertainment news service Sci Fi Wire.

"Craig's expertise and innovation in interactive and digital technology has enabled our viewers to stay connected, entertained and empowered," said Mr. Howe in making the announcement. "As SCI FI continues to aggressively exploit the many new and exciting opportunities offered by the digital revolution, I am thrilled to have Craig lead the charge."

The award-winning SCIFI.COM is both the official site of the SCI FI Channel and also the largest general interest sci-fi website in the world. It has won numerous awards including the "people's choice" Webby, the Flash Forward Award and the Nebula Award (the first time it was awarded for an electronically published story). Recently, the site won a prestigious Hugo Award, an annual recognition handed out by sci-fi fans at the World Science Fiction Convention. Besides offering in-depth info about all of SCI FI's original programming, the site also provides content about the entire sci-fi genre including reviews of the latest books and films; daily news; an events calendar with hundreds of listings; and more.

Prior to joining SCIFI.COM full-time in 1999, Mr. Engler founded Science Fiction Weekly, the first Internet magazine devoted to science fiction. While serving as its publisher & editor, the weekly was named best sci-fi 'zine on the Internet by Yahoo! Internet Life. It was sold to the SCI FI Channel in 1999.

From 1994 to 1997 Mr. Engler worked for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), where his last position was Electronic Publishing Editor for IEEE Spectrum, their flagship magazine. Prior to his stint with IEEE, he held several positions in journalism.

As a freelance writer, Mr. Engler's credits range from 'The New York Times' to 'Wired.' In addition, for four years he served as an "expert editor" for Amazon.com, and he also consulted for Yahoo! Internet Life. He is a regular speaker at events like Digital Hollywood, Blog-On and the Digital Media Summit, and has participated in the AFI's Enhanced Television program.

Mr. Engler graduated with a dual B.A. degree in Magazine Journalism and English from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University.





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