OLD Media Moves

Hartford Biz Journal names new editor

March 15, 2009

John Ferraro has been named the new editor of the Hartford Business Journal. He most recently was an investigative reporter at the Hartford Courant.

A story on the paper’s Web site states, “Prior to his work at the Courant, Ferraro, 46, was an editor and reporter at the New Haven Register for seven years. He previously worked as a reporter at The Hour in Norwalk and the Naugatuck Daily News. He is a 1985 graduate of Southern Connecticut State University.

“Ferraro said he plans to build on the strong relationship the Hartford Business Journal has with its audience, with an emphasis on making HartfordBusiness.com a must visit for timely business news.

“‘We’re developing a Web site that provides our audience with a sense of community and gives them a chance to interact with people who share the same types of interests and are facing the same types of challenges,’ he said. ‘The media landscape in Connecticut is changing dramatically and the Hartford Business Journal is better positioned to provide a complete and relevant multimedia experience than any other news outlet in the state.'”

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