Crain’s Chicago publisher Snyder stepping down at end of the year

David Snyder, the publisher of Crain’s Chicago Business and the former editor of the publication, sent out the following on Tuesday: Dear Friends, I’m writing to share the news that after more than 33 rewarding years working for Crain’s Chicago Business, I will be leaving Crain’s at the end of the year to embark on […]

Layoffs at Crain’s Chicago hit three editors

Layoffs at Crain’s Chicago Business on Monday have resulted in three editors losing their jobs. Assistant managing editor Craig Newman was among those laid off. Newman formerly was managing editor of the Chicago Sun-Times from 2012 to 2015. He joined the Sun-Times in 2003 as deputy design director/multimedia producer. In addition, he was assistant managing […]

Detroit News’ Ford reporter joins Automotive News

Michael Martinez, the Ford Motor Co. reporter at the Detroit News, has joined Automotive News covering the car maker. Martinez had been at the News since 2012, joining the paper first as an intern and then as a business reporter covering all aspects of business in Metro Detroit with an emphasis on writing for the […]

Advertising Age seeks reporter in New York

Advertising Age, the leading global source of news, intelligence and conversation for the marketing and media community, is looking for a reporter to cover the media-agency beat. This reporter will be charged with one of the most crucial beats for Ad Age readers. We are looking for a reporter able to dig up news, not […]

Automotive News seeks reporter in Detroit

Automotive News is seeking a reporter. Responsibilities include: Production of high quality editorial content for Automotive News and all its platforms. The majority of this person’s time will be covering a major automaker with the remaining time spent covering major suppliers. The reporter will be responsible for all facts of coverage of these companies and […]

Ad Age seeks reporter in New York

Ad Age is looking for a dynamic, self-starter to cover media-buying and media-planning agencies – as well as digital agencies – from our New York office. This reporter will be charged with one of the most crucial beats for Ad Age readers. These agencies and the players within them are at the crossroads of a rapidly […]

Crain’s sells Business Insurance, which will resume publishing

Crain Communication announced Wednesday that it is selling Business Insurance, a 49-year-old publication it decided to close, to a new owner who is from the insurance industry. Terms were not disclosed. Gavin Souter will continue as editor while Peter Oxner, who had been advertising director, has been promoted to publisher. This was posted on the Business Insurance […]

Crain’s Detroit hires digital editor

Crain’s Detroit Business has hired Carlos Portocarrero as its digital editor. A story on its website states that he will “manage website projects and work with reporters to elevate the digital presentation of stories. “Portocarrero, 35, recently worked at Nuveen in Chicago as a digital project manager. Previously, he worked for Discovery Worldwide and Jacobson/Rost, both in […]

Crain’s Chicago seeks transportation/manufacturing reporter

Crain’s Chicago Business is looking for someone to be the source for news and analysis on key sectors of the Chicago economy. In addition to being first and best with corporate coverage, the reporter on this beat should be able to write knowledgeably and understandably about economic issues. We are looking to this reporter to […]

Crain’s Detroit seeks entrepreneurship reporter

We’re looking for a dynamic, self-starting reporter to cover the city of Detroit and entrepreneurship for Crain’s Detroit Business. This position requires 5+ years of reporting experience, with a demonstrated ability to develop sources, break news and write features. Detroit’s bankruptcy reorganization and its efforts to keep its financial stabilization and turnaround intact has made […]