Fran Zankowski has been named the publisher of the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
Bryan Grossman and Helen Lewis of the Business Journal write, “The company’s previous publisher, Amy Gillentine, left for personal reasons in January 2023 following a sizable shakeup at the company, which included the transition to a nonprofit model under the name Citizen-Powered Media, as well as the combining of multiple publications into a single publication, rebranding, and a redesign of its publications and website.
“On March 15, following Gillentine’s departure and after the nonprofit board’s discovery of $300,000 in unaccounted for debt, half of the staff at Citizen-Powered Media was laid off.
“Shortly after that, the organization, due to reader demand, brought back the Indy and Business Journal brands and their original websites.”
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