Dallas Biz Journal names new editor
Veteran Texas journalist Juan B. Elizondo Jr. has been named editor of the Dallas Business Journal effective April 29, Publisher Lisa Bormaster announced Tuesday.
A story on the paper’s Web site states, “Elizondo, 40, has been managing editor of the Longview News-Journal since 2004, when the daily newspaper was owned by Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises. Before that, he held several reporting and editing positions at the Austin American-Statesman, another Cox newspaper, and worked in three states for The Associated Press.
“At the Statesman, Elizondo worked with a veteran staff as state editor and capitol bureau chief. His responsibilities included covering state politics and policy, including a number of issues important to the business community. He has reported and edited coverage of state tax policy and insurance regulation in Missouri, Michigan and Texas.
“Elizondo has been active in the community during his tenure in Longview, including roles on the board of directors for the Longview Ballet Theater and the advisory board for the Gregg County Historical Museum.”