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Mahoney, Baltimore Biz Journal ME, has died

January 23, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

Chris Mahoney, the managing editor at the Baltimore Business Journal and a longtime employee of American City Business Journals, died earlier this month  at the age of 46.

Eric Convey of the Boston Business Journal writes, “In more than 14 years at the Boston Business Journal, most of them as an editor, Chris Mahoney was known for his sharp eye for detail, gallows humor and big heart.

“Largely due to his success in Boston, Chris was promoted in 2012 to managing editor of the Baltimore Business Journal, a sister paper of the Boston Business Journal. In a devastating blow to American City Business Journals colleagues across the country, but especially in Boston and Baltimore, Chris died unexpectedly in Baltimore earlier this month. He was 46.

“‘This is a terrible loss of all of us — his family, friends and colleagues,’ Boston Business Journal Publisher Christopher McIntosh said. ‘Chris was a talented and dedicated member of the BBJ editorial team.’

“Boston Business Journal Executive Editor George Donnelly said, ‘No one had a quicker wit in the newsroom than Chris, but he always used it judiciously because, I think, he knew he had an unfair advantage. He had a wonderfully offbeat sense of humor.'”

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