Crain’s Chicago names Kirk head of editorial operations
Crain’s Chicago Business announced Monday that Jim Kirk, a veteran Chicago business journalist, will assume the newly created post of chief of editorial operations.
A story on its site states, “In that role, Mr. Kirk will oversee Crain’s growing number of content-based businesses, which have expanded in recent years with the publication’s increased emphasis on online, event and data offerings.
“Joseph Cahill will remain editor of Crain’s Chicago Business and will continue to direct the paper’s award-winning print and online news operations.
“Mr. Kirk’s primary responsibilities will be overseeing the expansion of Crain’s editorial franchise by spearheading the development and distribution of new, editorially driven products that build on Crain’s position as the market-leading source for Chicago business news and information.”