New York, NY, October 1, 2012-Odyssey Networks has named award-winning journalist Sarah Pulliam Bailey to the position of Managing Editor, reporting to Maura Dunbar, Odyssey's Chief Content Officer. Bailey officially joins the Odyssey team on October 1, with responsibilities for the editorial direction of the Odyssey website (odysseynetworks.org), which features short-form video coverage of news and current issues reported through the lens of faith. Odyssey’s web content is syndicated to over 70 websites, including CNN, Huffington Post, and Patheos.
Previously Bailey was online editor for Christianity Today, the nation's premier magazine for evangelicals. She has interviewed many of America’s political and religious leaders, including Barack Obama, Billy Graham, Rick Warren, Condoleezza Rice, Beth Moore, and Max Lucado, among others. At Christianity Today, Bailey launched and coedited Her.meneutics, the magazine's popular site for women, and initiated and managed its social media efforts, helping make the magazine one of the most followed religious magazines on Twitter. Her articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today. Com and the Chicago Sun-times and have won awards from the Religion Newswriters Association and the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.
"We are delighted to welcome a religion journalist of Sarah Pulliam Bailey's caliber to the Odyssey team," said Nick Stuart, President and CEO of Odyssey Networks. " Sarah’s knowledge of the issues and newsmakers in the faith world today and her achievements as a reporter will further enhance Odyssey's ability to provide insight into the impact of religion on the major events shaping our world."
About Odyssey Networks
Established in 1987, Odyssey Networks, a non-profit 501 c (3), is a service of the National Interfaith Cable Coalition, Inc. It has over 150 denominational, organizational and individual members representing the world’s major faith traditions. Odyssey produces award-winning content for cable TV, the Internet and mobile. Its news videos, which are syndicated to over 70 major websites, report current issues and events through the lens of faith in order to promote greater tolerance among people of different beliefs. odysseynetworks.org
Mary Dickey, VP-Communications Odyssey Networks