Burns hired as NJBiz editor
Howard Burns, who has been the editor of the Pittsburgh Business Times for the past five years, has been hired as the editor of NJBiz.
Burns starts on Monday.
He replaces Tom Bergeron, who left this summer to start a rival business publication, ROI-NJ.
Before joining the Business Times, Burns spent 18 years working for the Hollywood Reporter, where he was editor for four years and editorial director for one. He also served as editor of the film magazine Moving Pictures.
A graduate of the University of Miami with a B.A. in communications, Burns began his career as a reporter on the city desk at The Miami News. He moved to Los Angeles in 1987 to become a reporter for Multichannel News, a weekly trade paper covering the cable TV industry.