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Gatlin named Boston Herald biz editor

April 18, 2006

Greg Gatlin, who had been the Boston Herald’s deputy business editor, takes over as business editor of the paper. He replaces Cosmo Macero Jr., who left the paper to join a local PR firm.

“Greg’s proven himself as a gifted reporter, a first-class editor and a talented leader,â€? said Managing Editor Kevin R. Convey in a story in Tuesday’s paper. “I know that, together with his staff, he’ll take Business Today to the next level.â€?

Boston HeraldGatlin, 39, joined the Herald in 1998 as a business reporter, covering retail, marketing, consumer products and other beats. In 2004, he shifted his focus to coverage of the business of media, and launched the weekly “Messenger� column. He was promoted to deputy business editor in June 2005.

In the same story, Gatlin said, “I’m delighted to take over the leadership of a section that each day is full of important and interesting stories that resonate with readers. We have an extremely talented staff of aggressive, and knowledgeable veteran reporters, and I’m honored to work with them.â€?

Prior to joining the Herald, Gatlin was a business reporter at The Patriot Ledger and The Middlesex News (now the MetroWest Daily News). He worked for three years in production at ABC News in New York before launching his print journalism career.

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