Reporter Sweeney leaves Crain’s Chicago

Brigid Sweeney, who covered food, beverage and consumer culture for Crain’s Chicago Business, has left the publication. Her last day was Tuesday. “It has been a remarkable privilege to work here for eight and a half years,” wrote Sweeney on Twitter. “I will always be grateful to my wonderful colleagues and to the many sources […]

Heart attack puts life in perspective for business reporter

Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Chad Livengood suffered a heart attack last year that changed his perspective, reports The story states, “After a four-day stay in the hospital, he entered a ‘new normal’ phase of life. New medications, a new diet and cardiac therapy sessions, as well as restrictions on how much weight he could pick up […]

Crain’s Chicago hires Guth to host daily podcast

Amy Guth, a Chicago journalist and weekend personality at Tribune Broadcasting news/talk WGN 720-AM, has been hired to host a new daily podcast for Crain’s Chicago Business, reports Robert Feder. Feder reports, “Starting March 4, “The Daily Gist” will upload by 4:30 p.m. weekdays with a mix of the day’s top stories and an in-depth […]

Politico hires Crain’s New York real estate reporter Anuta

Joe Anuta, who covers residential real estate for Crain’s New York Business, has been hired by Politico. His last day at Crain’s, where he spent more than five years covering real estate and economic development. will be Friday. He starts at Politico Tuesday and will be covering the New York City Council and broader City […]

InvestmentNews publisher Bisson insisted on one thing: Stories needed to be accurate

Keith Girard of remembers retired InvestmentNews publisher Bill Bisson, who died last month at the age of 70. Girard writes, “He only insisted on one thing — the story had to be accurate. “His publishing philosophy was unheard of at a time when financial service journalism rarely rocked the boat.  Bill always put readers first and let […]

Bisson, former Pensions & Investments publisher, dies at 70

William T. “Bill” Bisson Jr., former publisher of Crain’s publication Pensions & Investments, died Jan. 17 at the age of 70. A story on the publication’s website states, “That defense of editorial integrity often was directed at his staff, as well. “‘My favorite Bisson story is about that separation’ of advertising and editorial departments, former […]

Crain’s New York names Curtin its new publisher

Tom Curtin, a veteran of New York business journalism, has been named publisher of Crain’s New York Business. A story on its website states, “His appointment, effective today, was announced by Mary Kramer, group publisher at Crain Communications. ‘New York deserves a visible leader,’ Kramer said, ‘someone who can leverage the talent and strengths across […]

Crain’s Chicago names its first female editor

Ann Dwyer, a veteran Chicago journalist, has been named the first female editor of Crain’s Chicago Business in its 41-year history. A story on its website states, “Dwyer, 54, came to Crain’s from the Chicago Tribune in 1995 as a copy editor, moving to the news desk in 1997 and later running some of the […]

Crain’s New York seeks a digital reporter

Crain’s New York Business is seeking a highly motivated business journalist with digital news experience to join our breaking news team. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of curiosity that drives them to ask questions editors hadn’t thought of and the same drive compels them to bring several researched story pitches to the editors […]

Modern Healthcare seeks information tech reporter

Modern Healthcare, the preeminent source for healthcare business news, is seeking an experienced reporter to cover the health care information technology and digital innovation beat. Modern Healthcare produces a weekly print magazine and daily news coverage that informs healthcare executives and policymakers in making decisions in an industry that comprises 18 percent of the U.S. […]