Eleven seek six SABEW board seats

Eleven candidates are running for six vacant seats on the Society of American Business Editors and Writers’ board of governors. The top six vote-getters will serve three-year terms, beginning at the group’s annual meeting in Baltimore on April 28. The candidates and their respective media outlets are Kathy Brister, Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Cliff Cumber, Frederick News-Post; […]

A clean design for Boston's high tech business paper

Mass High Tech is an American City Business Journals publication based in Boston that covers the area’s high tech industry. The paper won the best overall design award in its class of weekly papers at this year’s New England Press Association conference. In giving the award, the judges stated, “Mass High Tech makes good use […]

Dallas Business Journal in tiff with game studio

The Dallas Business Journal and the game studio 3D Realms are apparently in a battle about a story the paper published about the release of a new video game, and it’s got the game sites all in a tizzy. Chris Scott Barr on Slash Gear writes, “The short story is that the Dallas Business Journal […]

Business journalism internship winners named

Seven students from universities across the country have been selected for 10-week business journalism internships at major publications in summer 2008, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced Tuesday. The students were selected by the host publications in conjunction with the Reynolds Center, which funds the internships designed to help improve the […]

New editor named at Silicon Valley Biz Journal

Moryt Milo has been hired as editor of the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, according to a short story in the paper. The story stated, “Milo worked at the Silicon Valley Community Newspapers group, which publishes 10 community newspapers in the valley, and is operated by MediaNews Group. Most recently, Moryt worked as editor of […]

New Mexico business magazine goes out of business

The New Mexico Business Journal, a monthly magazine, has ceased operations, according to a story in the New Mexico Business Weekly. The story stated, “In March 2007, the company brought in a new publisher, Doug Miller, to make extensive changes to the publication. New technology and production upgrades were included in the changes, according to […]

New media division launched at American City Business Journals

Tim Bradbury has been named president of the newly created new media division of American City Business Journals, the Charlotte-based parent company of 42 weekly business newspapers across the country. In this role, he will oversee all things digital while continuing to lead bizjournals.com. In an e-mail, Bradbury said that the company is trying to “provide […]

Two new MEs named at ACBJ papers

Two new managing editors have been named at American City Business Journals papers on the West Coast, said Beth Hunt, manager of editorial operations for the Charlotte-based company. Matt Kish has been named managing editor of the Portland Business Journal. He joined the paper 18 months ago as a staff reporter covering ports, manufacturing, media […]

Minneapolis-St. Paul biz journal names new publisher

Tammy Mencel has been named the new publisher of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, according to a story in the paper by Carissa Wyant. Wyant wrote, “Mencel, currently the paper’s advertising director, replaces former publisher Lisa Bormaster. Bormaster was recently named the Dallas Business Journal‘s publisher. “Mencel has been with the Minneapolis paper, owned by […]

Greensboro biz weekly names new editor

Mark Sutter, an editor with 18 years of experience at the News & Record of Greensboro, has been named the new editor of The Triad Business Journal, also based in Greensboro, according to a short story on the paper’s web site Wednesday. The story stated, “Sutter will join Executive Editor Justin Catanoso and Associate Editor Lloyd […]