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EMS1.com Names Greg Friese Editor-in-Chief

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Praetorian Digital, Inc., the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market, today announced that Greg Friese, MS, NRP, has joined EMS1.com as Editor-in-Chief. As a prominent voice in the EMS market, Friese brings with him practical EMS experience as well as a deep understanding of digital media and the EMS industry.

Friese is a well-known podcaster, blogger and public speaker and a longtime columnist for EMS1. He has written for several major EMS publications and previously served as Director of Education and Communication at CentreLearn, a leading fire and EMS training company.

As Editor-in-Chief, Friese will oversee day-to-day operations for EMS1.com and provide direction on priority EMS content initiatives. An educator in all facets of his work, Friese takes pride in imparting knowledge using means that are innovative, efficient and entertaining. He has been honored with numerous awards, including the EMS10 Innovator Award for his podcast “EMSEduCast”, a radio show for EMS educators and providers.

“I am very excited to join Praetorian Digital and EMS1,” said Friese. “This is a great opportunity for me to impact the direction of EMS1’s editorial mission and help connect with a diverse audience of field professionals, students, educators, leaders, and the organizations and vendors that support EMS1. I look forward to collaborating with the team and finding solutions for the problems that EMS agencies are facing today.”

Over the past year, EMS1.com and its network of sites have continued to expand rapidly, with key additions – like the acquisition of “Best Practices in EMS” in June of 2014 – and a year-over-year traffic growth of 160 percent. The EMS1 Network is now visited by more than 500,000 EMS professionals every month and counts more than 150,000 registered members.

“We’re excited to have someone with Greg’s reputation, insight and skills to lead EMS1.com forward,” said Jon Hughes, Editorial Director at Praetorian Digital. “Greg is a respected innovator who will take on a vital leadership role and help us navigate key relationships and priority topics within EMS. He will play a key part in furthering EMS1’s goal of creating the highest quality content for the wide array of distinct audiences within the EMS market.”

For more information, visit www.EMS1.com.

About Praetorian Digital
Founded in 1999, Praetorian Digital is the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market. Our properties are visited by more than 5 million public safety and local government officials every month and count over 1.3 million first responders and government personnel as members. Praetorian owns and operates PoliceOne.com, FireRescue1.com, FireChief.com, EMS1.com, CorrectionsOne.com, Military1.com and EfficientGov.com as well as more than 15 topical public safety websites providing resources ranging from accredited online training to grant funding assistance. We are deeply committed to providing cutting-edge information and resources that help first responders, government officials and military personnel better protect themselves and serve their communities.

About EMS1
With 150,000 registered members and over 500,000 monthly unique visitors, EMS1.com serves the EMS community by providing a uniquely comprehensive set of resources. EMS1 is supported by the Praetorian Group, a proven leader in online public safety resources.

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