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Biz journal founder receives entrepreneurship award

September 17, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

Henry Dubroff, the founder, editor and chairman of the Pacific Coast Business Times, recenly received the Joe Nida Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.

A story on the paper’s website states, “The award recognizes exception work promoting entrepreneurship on the South Coast. ‘Henry has been at the heart of the success of so many entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations throughout our region — including our own,’ California Coast Venture Forum CEO Jerry Knotts said in a statement. ‘We are extremely honored to present The Joe Nida Spirit Award to Henry, to acknowledge his exhaustive efforts on behalf of entrepreneurs and to salute him as an example of entrepreneurship and clean business growth.’

“Dubroff founded the Business Times, the largest financial and business news publication between Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, in 2000 after serving as the editor of the Denver Business Journal and as business editor at The Denver Post. He received a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette ZCollege and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. He is a longtime board member and past president of the board of governors of the Society of American Business Writers and Editors, is a member of the council of advisors for the dean of the California Luthern University School of Management and serves on the boards of the United Way of Santa Barbara County, Ventura County Economic Development Association and the San Luis Obispo County Economic Vitality Corp. His previous awards include winning the Small Business Journalist of the Year and American City Business Journals’ General Excellence Award.”

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