Former InsideBiz editor joins Hampton faculty
Butch Maier, who was editor of business publication Inside Business for the past two years, has joined the Hampton University faculty as an assistant professor and will teach a business journalism course.
The course will teach students how to cover a business beat, how to use the Bloomberg terminal, and how to follow the money.
At Inside Business, based in Norfolk, Virginia, Maier was writer, associate editor and editor-in-chief and set several records for page views and unique users on InsideBiz.com. He left the publication in April.
Maier also worked as a copy editor at the Virginian-Pilot, a page designer and copy editor at the Plain Dealer in Cleveland, and a sports page designer and copy editor at the St. Petersburg Times and Boston Globe.
He also worked at the Akron Beacon-Journal and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Maier is a graduate of Guilford College.