OLD Media Moves

Arizona Republic assistant biz editor moves to new job

November 28, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

Kim-QuillenKim Quillen, the assistant business editor at the Arizona Republic, is moving to a new job.

She will be taking over the new position of East Valley/Scottsdale editor.

Quillen joined the Republic in early 2013 after being the business editor of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Quillen, a member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers board of directors, had been the Times-Picayune’s business editor for the seven years, supervising reporters, planning the content of the daily and Sunday business pages, and coordinating coverage with other departments and bureaus. Before that, she was an assistant business editor for seven years.

She joined the paper in 1998 after working three years at the Delaware State News. She has a bachelor’s degree from Mary Washington College and a master’s from American University.

Quillen also contributed tips for covering small, private businesses to the business journalism textbook, “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication.”

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