Kevin Pitts has been named the new publisher at the Charlotte Business Journal, according to a story on its Web site. Pitts is the vice president of advertising and circulation at the Philadelphia Business Journal, a sister publication.
The story stated, “He succeeds Jeannie Falknor, who is retiring at year end after leading the paper for the past 10 years.
“Pitts, 42, joined American City Business Journals Inc. in 2000 as ad director of the Philadelphia Business Journal.
“He was named publisher of the East Bay Business Times in 2003, holding that position for two-and-a-half years before moving back to Philadelphia for family reasons. Pitts has strong family ties to North Carolina. His parents live in Burlington and his wife Sonyaâ€™s cousins live in Raleigh.
“Pitts begins his duties in Charlotte on Jan. 1.”
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