Greg David to receive Elliott Bell Award

The New York Financial Writers’ Association has named former Crain’s New York Business editor Greg David as this year’s winner of the Elliott V. Bell Award. David spent more than two decades as the editor of Crain’s, covering the city’s business, economic and political issues. He appears frequently on media outlets discussing political and business […]

Crain’s Detroit editor/publisher leaving for PR firm

Crain’s Detroit Business publisher and editor Ron Fournier is leaving journalism to become president of the Lansing-based Truscott Rossman public relations and lobbying firm. A story on Crain’s Detroit website states, “The firm’s founder and CEO, Kelly Rossman-McKinney, is retiring and seeking election to the state Senate in her district in mid-Michigan. “Co-founder and current […]

Pensions & Investments seeks DC reporter

Pensions & Investments, the international newspaper of money management, is seeking an experienced reporter to be part of a two-person bureau covering Washington, DC. This journalist reports, writes and produces for all P&I print and digital publications and is expected to generate other forms of editorial content including but not limited to breaking news articles, […]

Diamond now writing for Chief Investment Officer

Randy Diamond is now writing for Chief Investment Officer about the world of institutional investing. He is also consulting with the news organization on asset management and financial industry developments. He has written recently for RIABiz and Top 1000 Funds. Diamond left Pensions & Investments, a Crain publication, following the closure of the news organization’s […]

Crain’s New York Business seeks digital editor

This is an ideal job for an experienced, digitally savvy journalist who has strong news judgment, first-read and line editing prowess and a knack for optimizing editorial content for digital consumption. A successful candidate will thrive while working with fellow editors and reporters to produce top quality breaking news stories and analysis and manage digital […]

When a new membership program raises question about access

Ron Fournier, the editor and publisher of Crain’s Detroit Business, writes Sunday about questions regarding its new membership program providing access to its reporters and editors. Fournier writes, “‘Access for sale?’ “That was the headline on a blog post by public relations executive Maryann Sabo, who read emails about our new business model and assumed we were […]

Pensions & Investments seeks a DC reporter

Pensions & Investments, the international newspaper of money management, is seeking an experienced reporter to be part of a two-person bureau covering Washington, DC. This journalist reports, writes and produces for all P&I print and digital publications and is expected to generate other forms of editorial content including but not limited to breaking news articles, […]

The Kovacevich test of business journalism

Aaron Elstein, a senior reporter at Crain’s New York Business, writes about what makes news for his publication. Elstein writes, “But boss, I pleaded, the story is about a banking executive who is opening branches in supermarkets all over the South. Folks who could never make a withdrawal or deposit a check at Piggly Wiggly […]

Crain’s Chicago shuts its comment threads

Crain’s Chicago Business is shutting its comment threads because it does not have the resources to moderate its comments section to keep the trolls out, reports D. B. Hebbard of Talking News Media. Hebbard writes, “‘Since we launched ChicagoBusiness.com more than 20 years ago, we have employed a variety of tools — most recently a […]

Kramer named group publisher at Crain’s

Longtime company executive Mary Kramer has been named group publisher of Crain’s New York Business and Crain’s Chicago Business. She replaces Jill Kaplan, who left to go to United Airlines. A story on Crain’s New York states, “Kramer joined the company in 1989 as the editor of Crain’s Detroit Business and in 2012 became group publisher of Crain’s Detroit Business and Crain’s Cleveland Business. […]