OLD Media Moves

Buffalo News biz editor Gee promoted to AME

January 31, 2018

Posted by Chris Roush

Denise Jewell Gee
Denise Jewell Gee

Denise Jewell Gee, the business editor of the Buffalo News, has been promoted to assistant managing editor overseeing local news coverage.

Robert J. McCarthy of the News reports, “She is a Boston University graduate majoring in political science and journalism, who started her newspaper career at the Gloucester County Times in Woodbury, N.J., before working for the Niagara Gazette.

“She joined The News in 2007, covering Erie County government, Niagara Falls and education, as well as writing a weekly column. She most recently was business editor.

“Announcing her new duties, Connelly noted Gee’s ‘great mix of reporting, editing and digital experience.’

“‘She was a founding member of the web team, doing real-time reporting and video, and has been an advocate for data reporting,’ he said. ‘As business editor, she has lifted our coverage and pushed nontraditional storytelling. It doesn’t hurt that she brings a lifetime of local knowledge to the job.'”

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