Crain celebrates 100th anniversary

Rance Crain of Crain Publications, which publishes business newspapers in Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland and New York, writes about the company’s 100th anniversary this year. Crain writes, “Dad started his first publication, Hospital Management, because there was only one major publication in the field. His idea was to emphasize the administration of hospitals, with the focus on […]

Crain’s New York seeks health care editor

Crain’s New York Business is looking for a full-time, data-savvy health care editor to join a team that produces an award-winning daily subscription newsletter, health care data, daily news online and in-depth, magazine length features in print. This is a job for an energetic experienced reporter who wants to be at the center of one […]

Keeping a division between editorial and sponsored content

Amy Ann Stoessel of Crain’s Cleveland Business writes about leaving the editorial side of the publication to run its sponsored content operation. Stoessel writes, “Make no mistake: There is no such thing as ‘pay to play’ on our editorial and news pages. “Period. “However, if the Crain Content Studio – Cleveland logo appears, whether as part of […]

Bloomberg’s Idzelis joins Investment News

Christine Idzelis, a corporate finance reporter at Bloomberg News for the past five years, has been hired by Investment News. At the Crain publication, she will cover Wall Street wealth management and independent investment advisers. Idzelis had been at Bloomberg since December 2010, reporting on the U.S. credit markets with a focus on high-yield, high-risk […]

Crain’s Detroit executive editor is leaving

Cindy Goodaker, the executive editor of Crain’s Detroit Business, is leaving the publication after 30-plus years. Goodaker writes, “It’s a road I feel remarkably lucky to have traveled. “But it’s time to explore other paths and perhaps clear a few new ones. And so, as the new year rings in, with metaphorical searchlight and chainsaw […]

The strategy behind Crain’s newsletter rollout

Shan Wang of the Nieman Journalism Lab writes about how Crain Communications has launched email newsletters in markets where it doesn’t have printed business newspapers. Wang writes, “To serve the communities where Crain’s doesn’t currently run a dedicated magazine, newspaper, or website, the company has launched nine city-based morning email newsletters that draw from a mix […]

Crain’s Cleveland publisher placed on leave

Crain’s Cleveland Business publisher John Campanelli has been placed on indefinite administrative leave, pending an internal review of events that resulted in misdemeanor citations against him. A story on the newspaper’s website states, “Campanelli, 46, faces a charge of public indecency following a complaint filed with Aurora police on Nov. 16. A pre-trial hearing is […]

Crain’s New York hires Green as assistant managing editor

Peter S. Green, a former reporter and editor at Bloomberg News, and a former deputy business editor of the New York Post, has joined Crain’s New York Business as assistant managing editor for news. In his new post, Green will join fellow AME’s Barbara Benson and Erik Engquist and report to Crain’s editor Jeremy Smerd, […]

Crain expands into nine markets

Crain Communications Inc. has launched a series of personalized, digital business publications in nine U.S. cities as part of a plan to expand the Crain brand nationwide. Marti Benedetti of Crain’s Detroit Business writes, “The cities for the Monday-through-Friday morning email newsletters are Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and […]

Crain’s Cleveland hires health care reporter

Lydia Coutre has been hired by Crain’s Cleveland Business to be its health care reporter. Coutre, who started on Monday, is also responsible for covering nonprofits. Coutre joined the weekly business newspaper from the Wilmington Star-News in North Carolina, where she covered health. She had been there since September 2014, and had also covered local government. […]