NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Grind, (www.GlobalGrind.com), the premier online social site offering a new way to engage and mobilize the hip-hop audience, today announced that it has named Kim Osorio to post of Vice President of Content. Osorio, a 10-year hip-hop veteran in publishing, was most recently Executive Editor at BET.com. Prior to that she was the first female Editor-in-Chief of the Source Magazine.
“I am excited to have someone with Kim’s knowledge and experience in the space become part of our team,” said Navarrow Wright, president and CEO of Global Grind “By having Kim on board we are better poised to deliver on our goal of to raising the hip hop conversation to a global level. She’s not only an expert in the hip-hop space, she’s a true fan.”
Osorio, a Fordham University alumnus, who holds a J.D. from New York Law School, has been an invited speaker at many colleges across the country, having delivered the keynote speech at NYU’s Latin Student Association’s La Herencia Latina and Bronx Borough President’s Adolfo Carrion’s Women’s History Month luncheon. In 2004, she was featured on the cover of the New York Post’s Tempo section, and voted one of the top 25 influential Latinos in New York. Kim also mentors students to help guide them in their own career choices. She has been featured as an expert in hip-hop on television shows such as “The O’Reilly Factor,” BET’s “Hip-Hop Vs. America,” and Fox News’ “The Big Story with John Gibson.”
About Global Grind
Global Grind is a community based website allowing people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web, by linking to, voting for, and commenting on each others content, in a social and democratic way. To view the content in full, Global Grind links to the website that published the story, therefore driving traffic to that website and creating a larger market for sites that publish their own news stories, photos, and videos. Voting submitted content up and down is the cornerstone functionality of the website, and is respectively referred to as grinding and trashing. Headquartered in New York City, Global Grind is a privately held firm funded by Accel Partners and Russell Simmons.