Crain’s Chicago hires head of digital strategy

Frank Sennett, former president and editor-in-chief of Time Out Chicago, will join Crain’s Chicago Business Jan. 20 as the publication’s new head of digital strategy. A story on the Crain’s Chicago website states, “He will fill the post held by Brian Reilly, who was recently promoted to head of digital strategy for all of Crain […]

Crain’s Cleveland seeks web editor

Crain’s Cleveland Business, Northeast Ohio’s premier source of business news, is searching for a Web Editor to lead us in our own little digital news revolution. We’re looking for the sort of journalist who is just as eager to buy the Sunday New York Times as he or she is to buy a domain name. […]

Ad Age seeks reporter

Advertising Age is seeking a smart, aggressive journalist to help us cover the rise of mobile technology and its effect on marketing, media and consumer behavior. This beat is hugely important and influential. It deals with one of the biggest challenges marketers face: how to design products and marketing to be relevant in a world […]

Crain’s New York seeks assistant data editor

Crain’s New York Business seeks an assistant data editor with a keen interest in research and data visualization to help us publish our award-winning lists in print and online. Responsibilities include assisting the Data Editor in preparing and compiling all lists and related infographics, directories and other data projects, and special reports for print and […]

When a biz reporter gets conned

Matthew Flamm, who covers the media industry for Crain’s New York Business, writes Thursday about what it was like in 2008 when Fox News duped him in an attempt to discredit his reporting. The incident recently came to light in David Folkenflik‘s book, “Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires.” Flamm writes,”For the […]

CNBC.com hires Cordova from Crain’s New York

Elisabeth Cordova, a senior news producer at Crain’s New York Business, resigned Thursday to accept a job working for CNBC.com. At CNBC’s web operation, she will be a news producer and be reunited with former Crain’s New York editor Xana Antunes. Cordova will start on Nov.  4 as CNBC digital mews editor reporting to Ben […]

Crain’s Cleveland publisher to retire

Brian Tucker, publisher and editorial director of Crain’s Cleveland Business, announced he will retire in the coming months after 28 years with the business newspaper. A story on its website states, “At the same time, John Campanelli, the editor of Waste & Recycling News, has joined Crain’s Cleveland Business as associate publisher/editorial. He will become […]

The Crain’s New York Weiner tip jar

Crain’s New York Business editor Glenn Coleman writes about how the business newspaper has begun a tip jar for anyone on its staff who comes up with a bad pun related to New York mayor candidate Anthony Weiner‘s sexting exploits. Coleman writes, “If one uttered a Weiner pun, much less proposed writing it in a […]

Rance Crain’s views on the world of biz journalism

Rance Crain is president and editorial director of Crain Communications Inc., which publishes nearly 30 local weekly business newspapers and trade papers. Crain’s career began as a reporter for Advertising Age in its Washington bureau and later moved to the publication’s New York and Chicago offices. He continues to lead Advertising Age as editor-in-chief and […]

Crain’s tips for success in business journalism

Steve Jagler, the executive editor of BizTimes Milwaukee, writes about the advice that Rance Crain, the president of Crain Communications and editor-in-chief of Advertising Age, Crain’s Chicago Business, Crain’s New York Business and TelevisionWeek, gave at the Alliance of Area Business Publications summer conference in Nashville. Here is some of his advice, and how it […]