launches from CBS

Gavin O’Malley from Online Media Daily writes Tuesday about the new business news site that was launched this week by CBS. O’Malley writes, “Targeting professionals, the personal finance site is being featured throughout the CBS broadcast, radio and mobile platforms, while its editorial talent will be featured as regular contributors on CBS News shows, […]

New biz editor in Fort Worth

Jim Fuquay, previously the energy reporter at  the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in Texas, has been named the paper’s business editor. He’s essentially switching spots with former business editor Scott Nishimura, who is becoming a reporter covering jobs and the workplace. Nishimura has been at the paper since 1985, on the business desk since 1990 and […]

Cramer celebrates 1,000th show

CNBC will celebrate the 1,000th show of “Mad Money” starring Jim Cramer with a special show in front of a live studio audience and a new mobile application. The program will feature celebrity congratulations, surprise appearances from Cramer’s favorite guests and friends and the fiery opinions of the program’s host.   The  CNBC Mobile Web site […]

Checking in with the new Harvard Business Review editor

Christine Laubenstein of the Watertown Daily Press writes about Adi Ignatius, the new editor of the Harvard Business Review. Laubenstein writes, “Excess revenues from the Harvard Business Review go to Harvard Business School. The magazine has not had to make any layoffs so far, Ignatius said. “Ignatius said he feels business journalism is a good […]

Seattle-area biz paper prints last issue, changes name to cover new area

The Eastside Business Journal, a business newspaper that covered the area east of Seattle, has printed its last issue and will fold into the Bellevue Business Journal, which covers a smaller territory. Publisher Joe Kennedy writes, “I’ve been fortunate to meet many great people and was able to forge partnerships with organizations such as the […]

Layoffs at Entrepreneur

Pandora Young of Fishbowl LA is reporting that there have been major layoffs at Enterpreneur magazine and its Web site. Young writes, “Irvine-based Entrepreneur Magazine and the website have seen their editorial staff decimated this week. We hear from former employees that the layoffs include the executive editor, the managing editor, the online editor, […]

Kansas City Star to cut standalone business section

The Kansas City Star, a McClatchy newspaper, will be cutting its standalone business section from Wednesday through Saturday, according to a Kansas City Business Journal. Its Tuesday tabloid will remain. The paper had cut its standalone Sunday business section last year. The story states, “The Star will combine its business section on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday […]

Miami Herald business editor resigns to return to Money magazine

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Lisa Gibbs, the executive business editor at the Miami Herald, has resigned from the paper to return to Money magazine, where she previously worked, as a senior writer. Gibbs, who is a member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers board of directors, says that the decision was primarily […]

Boston Globe business writer volunteers to be laid off

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Nicole Wong, a business reporter at the Boston Globe, volunteered to be laid off from her job so that another journalist could remain at the paper. She’s now looking for work. In an e-mail to Talking Biz News, Wong states, “One co-worker yesterday jokingly marveled that it hadn’t made Romenesko yet. […]

Brandweek, MediaWeek may close or combine operations

Richard Tedesco and Keith Kelly of the New York Post report Monday that Brandweek and MediaWeek may be merged into one publication, or they may be folded into Adweek. Tedesco and Kelly write, “In the latest internal shuffle at Nielsen Business Media, the ad trades earlier this year were taken away from Senior Vice President Sabrina […]