Kinsey Wilson Named President of WordPress.com

Wilson joins in a new role announced by Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg.

Kinsey Wilson, a longtime digital executive who has held leadership positions at major news organizations including NPR and The New York Times, has been named President of WordPress.com.

The appointment was announced by Matt Mullenweg, cofounder of WordPress and CEO of Automattic Inc., the parent company of WordPress.com. Continue reading “Kinsey Wilson Named President of WordPress.com”

Best of WordPress: The Undefeated, People Home & Travel, and More

Hi everyone: Lots going on in the world of WordPress and Automattic this summer — we helped launch brand new sites from ESPN, Time Inc., and News Corp.; WordCamp Europe was the largest WordCamp ever; Longreads partnered with The Marshall Project; and Automattic is gearing up for the launch of .blog domains for websites later this year.

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The Best of WordPress: Jenny Diski, Anna Wintour’s Apology, and More

Hi everybody, here’s the latest roundup of what’s happening in the world of WordPress, Automattic, and beyond. If you’re not already subscribed, sign up to receive future updates. Continue reading “The Best of WordPress: Jenny Diski, Anna Wintour’s Apology, and More”