Nashville Biz Journal reporter Burnett promoted to national role

Marq Burnett, who has covered entertainment, restaurants, tourism and sports business for the Nashville Business Journal since 2019, has been promoted to a new role with American City Business Journals, the NBJ’s parent company. A Business Journal story states, “Burnett will join the national content team at American City Business Journals as associate editor of […]

Bloomberg and Ebony strike content sharing deal

Bloomberg Media and Ebony announced a year-long content-sharing collaboration to cross-pollinate the Bloomberg Equality and Ebony audiences through original content, brand exposure initiatives and custom reports, reports Mark Stenberg of Adweek. Stenberg reports, “Ultimately, the tie-up will drive new—potentially paying—audiences, and more ad revenue. “‘Ebony has been a Bible for the Black community, and Bloomberg Media […]

Bloomberg Journalism Diversity program has largest cohort ever

Bloomberg News said Monday that its 2021 Journalism Diversity Program will host its largest group of students in the program’s history, with 50 students in the 2021 cohort. After having been put on hold in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s program, in partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill Hussman School of Journalism and Media and […]

Facebook to fund diversity and entrepreneurship programs in local newsrooms

The Facebook Journalism Project is investing $5 million to support diversity and entrepreneurship programs at local newsrooms. A blog post from Jason White, director of news partnerships; Dorrine Mendoza, local news partnerships; and David Grant, Accelerator program manager, reads: “Local news organizations across America are doing tremendous work under extremely challenging conditions. As COVID-19 has […]