Jacksonville Biz Journal seeks data reporter

The Jacksonville Business Journal is looking for a driven and innovative Data Reporter to build on the newsroom’s strong legacy of using data to drive essential, exclusive business coverage. The Data Reporter is able to gather and analyze original data on the industries, companies and trends driving business decisions in the Jacksonville region, and communicate […]

Worcester Biz Journal launches weekly podcast

The Worcester Business Journal in Massachusetts has launched a weekly podcast called The Weekly Business Report. “As opposed to our website and the WBJ Daily Report enewsletter, which are focused more on news of the day, the podcast is meant to be a look ahead at the business news happening in the immediate future,” said […]

Former publisher: Why I started a business journal

Joy Allen, who started the Greater Wilmington Business Journal in North Carolina in 2000 and was its publisher until selling it in 2007, writes about her decision. Allen writes, “When I started my business in 1995, the World Wide Web was in its infancy, so I learned to write HTML code and added website design […]

Idaho Business Review seeks a reporter

Idaho Business Review, a subsidiary of BridgeTower Media, is seeking a sharp, curious and experienced reporter for this business publication with a weekly print edition and a website that’s updated throughout the day. Headquartered in Boise, the Idaho Business Review has been the state’s go-to business publication for 35 years. Employees have the option of working […]

Iowa biz journal, TV station strike content deal

The Corridor Business Journal in Iowa and KCRG-TV9 have struck a content partnership where the TV station will provide local news and weather and the business newspaper will provide business stories. A story on the TV station’s website states, “‘KCRG-TV9 is recognized across Eastern Iowa as the premier provider of community and breaking news, investigative […]

Publisher, editor acquire New Jersey business publication

The publisher and editor of ROI-NJ have acquired the New Jersey-based business publication for an undisclosed amount. A story on its website states, “The pair acquired the company from Amy Smith, the head of Prospect Publishing LLC. Terms of the deal were not announced. “[Tom] Hughes will continue in his role as publisher, leading all […]

Long Beach Business Journal sold to Long Beach Post parent

The Long Beach Business Journal has been sold to the parent of the Long Beach Post newspaper. Business Journal founder George Economides writes, “Effective February 4, 2020, John Molina and his Pacific Community Media (PCM) company will assume ownership and management. PCM owns the Long Beach Post and its publisher, David Sommers, will assume the […]

Texas business journals launching podcast

Business journals in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio are collaborating on a new weekly podcast called “Texas Business Matters,” which will launch March 3. Will Anderson of the Austin Business Journal writes, “With a statewide focus, we plan to highlight each week accomplished leaders and driven entrepreneurs, providing our readers (and, now, listeners) with insight […]

Triangle Biz Journal subscribers rose 17 percent in 2019

Paid subscribers to the Triangle Business Journal rose 17 percent in 2019, the biggest increase of any American City Business Journals paper, writes editor Sougata Mukherjee. Mukherjee writes, “Last year, our paid subscriptions rose more than 17 percent, setting yet another new record for us following a successful 2018, when subscriptions grew more than 13 […]

Young departs Albany Biz Review for NY Biz Journal

Liz Young will be leaving her post of reporter at the Albany Business Review to join The New York Business Journal in the same reporting capacity. Both are owned by American City Business Journals. Before going on to become a reporter, Young was a news editor at the Albany Business Review. Before that, she served […]