“I’m thrilled to be joining CQ Roll Call at this important time in American politics,” said Viesselman in the announcement. “We have great ambitions for growing the respected media brands – and making sure coverage finds people on all kinds of devices.”
Viesselman’s role will have her involved in both the newsroom and product sides of the organization, and will draw on her deep multimedia experience. “Kris is a visionary who will take our data visualization, information graphics and video storytelling to new levels,” said svp chief content officer David Ellis.
Viesselman, who most recent worked at Electric Ivy, a creative content production shop she founded, has also held leadership positions at The San Diego Union-Tribune and National Geographic.
She starts Dec. 7.