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Editor of Pittsburgh weekly named editor of the Dallas biz journal

November 17, 2011

Posted by Chris Roush

Lauren Lawley, the editor of the Pittsburgh Business Times, has been named the editor of Dallas Business Journal. Both papers are owned by American City Business Journals.

Paul Gough of the Dallas paper writes, “Lawley Head joined the Pittsburgh Business Times as editor in February 2003 from the Dayton Business Journal, where she was managing editor. All three papers are owned by American City Business Journals, which publishes more than 40 business newspapers around the country. She will begin her new job in Dallas in January 2012.

“The Pittsburgh Business Times is in the process of hiring a new editor.

“While at the Pittsburgh Business Times, she led the newsroom through a redesign, the upgrading of its daily and online coverage, as well as the launch of products and events including Energy Inc., CFO of the Year and the Guide to Western Pennsyvlania Schols. The Pittsburgh Business Times has won many awards during her tenure, including a 2010 Best in Business investigative award for “Big Pharma’s Deep Projects” and a 2009 enterprise award, both from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

“‘I am immensely proud of the Business Times. It has been an honor to work alongside such a talented team and a heck of a lot of fun getting to know the people and businesses in western Pennsylvania,’ she said. ‘It is hard to say goodbye, but, at the same time, I’m looking forward to new opportunities ahead.'”

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