Denver Biz Journal hires new ME, new associate editor, two reporters
The Denver Business Journal has hired a new managing editor, a new associate editor and two new reporters.
“We are excited to add these talented journalists to our award-winning newsroom,” said editor Rebecca Troyer, who joined the paper a month ago.
Kourtney Geers has been hired as managing editor of the American City Business Journals paper and will start June 11.
Geers is currently director of digital news production at the Denver Post, where she has worked since October 2015.
She has also been a web producer for Politico. Geers is a University of Missouri graduate.
Jonathan Rose has been hired as associate editor of the Business Journal. She starts May 14.
Rose has been an intern for the paper and a reporter for Met Media for the past three years.
Monica Venditouli has been hired as the new money/finance reporter at the paper. She starts May 15.
She has been a city hall and crime reporter at the Fayetteville Observer in North Carolina since December 2015. Before that, she worked at the Hickory Daily Record, also in North Carolina.
Jamie Rodriguez has been hired as the new data reporter at the paper. He starts June 11.
Rodriguez is currently a senior at the University of Texas at Austin. He interned last summer at the Austin Business Journal, a sister publication.
In addition, the paper promoted Jim Carr to creative director, effective April 1.
Carr has been a designer at the paper since 2013. He previously was a designer at the Hartford Courant and at the Denver Post.