How biz news publisher BridgeTower Media boosted its audience by 227%

Kurt Hawks, chief digital officer at BridgeTower Media, writes about how the business news publisher built its audience recently by 227 percent. Hawks writes, “This resulted in steady and sustainable growth of BridgeTower’s audience database, as the number of engaged users – those customers who took action – grew by 227% in just six months. […]

BridgeTower names Irwin its executive VP of media

BridgeTower Media, which owns business newspapers across the country, has named Liz Irwin its executive vice president of media. She is also senior group publisher for the Home Furnishings Division, SC Biz and its legal publications in North Carolina and South Carolina. Before joining the company in 2011, she was vice president of advertising at the Charlotte […]

BridgeTower director of research operations Wilcox departs

Ryan Wilcox, director of research operations at BridgeTower Media, which owns business newspapers, has left. Wilcox writes on LinkedIn: “I wanted to take a moment here on my last day with BridgeTower Media, Best Companies Group and SC Biz News to thank everyone I’ve worked with over the years. From my incredible coworkers, to the […]

Industry Dive hires Saulsbery to cover banking

Industry Dive has hired Gabrielle Saulsbery as a reporter for its Banking Dive publication. She previously was a reporter for NJBiz for nearly five years. She covered a variety of beats, including law, retail, food and beverage, small business, and cannabis. Saulsbery also worked as an editorial assistant for Modern Farmer and as a slant analyst for […]

Cohen named CEO of Bridgetower Media

Hal Cohen has been named president and CEO of BridgeTower Media, which operates business newspapers across the country. He replaces Adam Reinebach, who left last week after seven years running the company. Cohen joined BridgeTower in 2016, and previously served as chief operating officer, with revenue responsibility for all media brands as well as Best Companies […]

BridgeTower CEO Reinebach departs

Adam Reinebach, the chief executive officer of BridgeTower Media, which owns business publications around the country, is leaving after seven years. In an email to the company, Reinebach wrote: BridgeTower Team, After a rewarding and fulfilling seven-year run, I am moving on from BridgeTower Media, effective immediately. Saying goodbye is never easy, especially when I […]

Idaho Biz Review editor Bonneau leaving

Lauren Bonneau, the editor of the Idaho Business Review, is leaving the BridgeTower Media publication. Her last day is July 1. Bonneau is going to start a writing services business. Bonneau has been editor of the Business Review since February 2021. She joined from Wellesley Information Services, a business-to-business publication focused on technology/software, where she […]

Idaho Biz Review seeks an editor

The Idaho Business Review is seeking a digitally savvy Editor to lead our award-winning news team and continue our long tradition of excellence. Candidate needs to live in the Boise/Treasure Valley area in order to engage with the business community on a local level. What skills does the job require? Strong journalism skills, particularly news judgment, copyediting, and accuracy on deadline […]

Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon seeks a real estate and development reporter

The Daily Journal of Commerce, Oregon’s construction authority for 150 years, is seeking a creative and informative Multimedia Real Estate and Development Reporter to join our team. What skills does the job require? A degree in journalism, communications, or other relevant discipline. Natural curiosity. Do you ask more questions than a 5 year old? At least three years […]

Central Penn Biz Journal, Lehigh Valley Biz hire Long as ME

Ernie Long has been hired as managing editor of Lehigh Valley Business and the Central Penn Business Journal, both BridgeTower Media publications. Long had been at the Morning Call in Allentown for the 34 years, most recently as content editor in charge of sports content. He was also an assistant sports editor, a desk editor and […]