Media Moves

Knoxville paper has new biz editor amid changes

July 19, 2006

The Knoxville News Sentinel has a new business editor, as its former business editor moved up in ranks in the newsroom. In addition, a business editor has returned to the company, according to a story in Wednesday’s newspaper.

David KeimBusiness Editor David Keim, 38, becomes assistant managing editor for local and business news. He will have direct supervision of the metro staff while retaining oversight of the business section and the new Greater Knoxville Business Journal.

Assistant Business Editor Bill Brewer, 44, is being promoted to business editor, taking over direction of the business staff.

Former Business Editor Amy Nolan, 42, returns to the News Sentinel as editor of the Greater Knoxville Business Journal after a stint with the administration of Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam.

Keim has been with the newspaper 13 years, covering a variety of beats as a reporter before becoming business editor in 2002. In 2003, he created the annual Books of Lists, an authoritative directory ranking Knoxville-area businesses. This year he was instrumental in launching the Greater Knoxville Business Journal, a monthly publication that quickly has become a definitive source of local business news.

Brewer has been with the News Sentinel for 16 years, much of it as a business reporter. He became assistant business editor in 2003.

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