New York Sun Daily Newspaper Chooses WoodWing

May 22, 2008

Article by: WoodWing – The Americas

The New York Sun a leading daily newspaper in New York City has begun using WoodWing’s industry-leading Smart Connection Enterprise editorial solution joining the growing ranks of newspapers around the world that have switched to WoodWing.

When the New York Sun launched in 2002 it became the first new general-interest newspaper in the city in two generations and has since grown to an online and print readership of more than one million. With a motto of “It Shines For All ” the New York Sun is known for its aggressive news coverage thought-provoking editorials and in-depth coverage of arts entertainment and sports.

“The New York Sun is an extraordinary ordinary newspaper ” said Brian Kruger CEO of WoodWing USA. “It’s one of the most innovative interesting and lively newspapers in the country both the print and online editions. And when it came to selecting an editorial workflow solution one that would not only fit their print needs but also feed their online demands they knew exactly what they were looking for. We feel that Smart Connection Enterprise will be the right choice for them. I’m excited about this deal and the great interest the newspaper industry is taking in WoodWing.”

The design of the New York Sun website was taken care of by Danilo Black. The WoodWing editorial content management system has been used in conjunction with Drupal an open-source web application framework as the publishing platform.

The New York Sun reaches its audience through a mix of paid and free circulation along with its vibrant Web site ( and in just six years the publication has made its mark in one of the most competitive journalism markets in the world. The critics have taken note as well with Adweek columnist Tom Messner calling the Sun “the best paper in New York.”

Shawn Duffy