OLD Media Moves

New NYPost biz editor talks to troops about resume

March 28, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

New New York Post business editor Sean Gannon opened his first staff meeting this week talking about his previous employers, writes Michael Calderone of the New York Observer.

Nwe York PostCalderone wrote, “But considering that Mr. Gannon’s subsequent places of employment were Phillip Morris and Star magazine, he still had to convince the Post’s business staff that he has a nose for news.

“At the noon staff meeting Mr. Gannon said that despite coming from Bonnie Fuller’s celebrity-filled (and recently decimated) Star, he had no specific mandate to bring to bear upon the section, which is known for well-reported, breaking stories, according to a Post staffer.Â

“‘The business section has prided itself on being a little more serious’ than the rest of the paper, said a former Post staffer. ‘He may be a great editor, but people only know him from Langan’s.’

Since late January, deputy Jay Sherman has served as the interim business editor, following Dan Colarusso’s promotion to metro editor.”

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