More on Capital Business launch

Tucker Echols of the Washington Business Journal has more details on the launch of Capital Business, a competing business newspaper to begin publication next month by the Washington Post, mainly from an interview with editor Dan Beyers. Echols writes, “In an interview, Beyers said Capital Business will try to help the Washington business community navigate […]

TechFlash doing fine in Seattle

Monica Guzman of SeattlePI.com writes about the new media outlets that have cropped up in Seattle since the Post-Intelligencer stopped publishing last year. Guzman looks at TechFlash, a site launched by the Puget Sound Business Journal being run by former P-I business reporters Todd Bishop and John Cook. She writes, “The site, a unit of […]

Washington Post announces plans for new weekly business publication

The Washington Post confirmed Monday its plans to launch a weekly subscription newspaper, to be called Capital Business. It will compete against the Washington Business Journal, an American City Business Journals paper. The paper will be delivered with the Post for the first month. Capital Business will feature enterprise reporting, business analysis, commentary, industry trends, […]

Dallas Biz Journal editor out

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Kevin Bumgarner, the editor of the Dallas Business Journal since November 2007, is now looking for a new job. It’s unclear whether Bumgarner left on his own, or was pushed out. But a note posted Monday on his Facebook page says he is “pursuing other interests.” His name is no longer […]

Sports Business Journal reporter Kaplan kicked off hotel floor

Mike Florio of NBC Sports reports that Daniel Kaplan, a reporter for the Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal, was booted from the floor at the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale where the NFL was holding a meeting with the players union. Florio writes, “Though he didn’t expect to be in the room during the negotiating […]

The role of the business press

Craig Ey, the editor of the Birmingham Business Journal, tries to answer that question in his column in the latest issue. Ey writes, “It’s a question I get from time-to-time – and it came up again last week after our story ‘Birmingham Business Alliance offers no 2010 legislative agenda’ appeared on the cover of last […]

Changes at the Washington Biz Journal

Washington Business Journal editor Doug Fruehling announced some changes to the paper’s coverage in an e-mail obtained Friday by FishbowlDC’s Matt Dornic. The changes are: “Working the Room” and “Back Page” writer Jen Nycz-Connor will continue that role but has also taken on the role of media strategy manager aka “buzz generator-in-chief.” Fruehling wrote, “Jen […]

Pacific Business News editor moving to Honolulu Advertiser

Jim Kelly, editor of Pacific Business News for the past five years, is moving to The Honolulu Advertiser next month to oversee its editorial pages, according to a story on the American City Business Journals paper’s Web site. The story states, “Kelly, 49, had previously worked at the Advertiser from 1997 to 2004 in several […]

Boston Biz Journal names new publisher

Chris McIntosh has been named the new publisher of the Boston Business Journal, according to a story on its site. He replaces Michael Olivieri, who is becoming chief revenue officer of the paper’s parent company, American City Business Journals. A story on the paper’s Web site states, “Mcintosh, 40, is making a return to the […]

Mass High Tech editor becomes publisher

Doug Banks, the editor of Mass High Tech, an American City Business Journals publication, has been named the publisher of the publication. He replaces Michael Olivieri, who is becoming chief revenue officer for the Charlotte-based parent company. A story on the Mass High Tech site states, “Banks has served as editor of Mass High Tech […]