Jakarta, 15 January 2019 - After launching IDN Times Jatim and IDN Times Bali, today (15/1) IDN Media officially launched IDN Times Sulsel. IDN Times’ readers can now get #HYPERLOCAL content about Sulawesi Selatan at sulsel.idntimes.com. This launch was supported by the Governor of Sulawesi Selatan, Nurdin Abdullah.
Founded in Surabaya, Indonesia on 8 June 2014 by brothers Winston Utomo and William Utomo, IDN Media envisions to democratize access to accurate, balanced, useful, and positive information and ultimately, to become the voice of Millennials and Gen-Z in Indonesia and to bring positive impacts on the society. As of today, IDN Media operates IDN Times, Popbela.com, Popmama.com, Yummy, IDN Creative, IDN Event, and IDN Creator Network, with over 50 million monthly unique users in its platforms.
During his visit to IDN Media Creative Lab, Governor of Sulawesi Selatan, Nurdin Abdullah, said that he was hopeful that IDN Times Sulsel can become a successful online media in the digital era. In addition, Nurdin Abdullah also expressed high optimism for the launch of the IDN Times Sulsel. “I believe that IDN Times Sulsel can become the source of accurate, reliable, balanced, and actual information for all Millennials and Gen Z in South Sulawesi. Thus, it will help the acceleration of the development in South Sulawesi.”
Winston Utomo, Founder & CEO at IDN Media is very excited and enthusiastic about the launch of IDN Times Sulsel. Winston said, “In IDN Times Sulsel, not only that you will find interesting content about tourism and culinary, but you will also find many worth-sharing content about social, politics, and culture. We hope that IDN Times Sulsel can become the trusted news source for all Millennials and Gen Z in Sulsel.”
Winston said that IDN Times South Sulawesi is the third province out of the 34 provinces planned in 2019. "#HYPERLOCAL is our big theme in 2019. Indonesia is a very broad and diverse country. We will continue to work hard and innovate in order for IDN Times to provide content that is relevant, timely, accurate, inspirational, balanced, and positive for all Indonesians, wherever they are. After Sulawesi Selatan, we will launch IDN Times Jabar dan IDN Times Sumut”.
Uni Lubis, Editor-in-Chief at IDN Times said "The launch of IDN Times Sulsel is inseparable from the cultural wealth and creativity of the Millennials and Gen Z in South Sulawesi. We are very enthusiastic about = IDN Times Sulsel because we believe IDN Times Sulsel can become the main reference of news and entertainment for all Millennials and Gen Z in South Sulawesi. "