New Oregonian biz editor wants to emphasize multimedia stories
Scott Bernard Nelson, the new business edior at The Oregonian in Portland, plans to boost daily reporting and multi-media storytelling.
Richard Read of the paper writes, “Nelson, 40, has served as deputy business editor, breaking news editor, online enterprise editor and Portland editor since joining The Oregonian in 2003. He plans to take a newsier approach to coverage, building on what he sees as the newspaper’s strong consumer and in-depth enterprise reporting.
“‘We’ll be more aggressive about doing the daily business report, and more multi-media focused than we have been in the past,’ Nelson said. ‘That’s the direction of information consumption in the country.”‘
“A Reedsport native, Nelson graduated cum laude from Linfield College with a B.A. in mass communications and political science. He has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Maryland and a certificate in financial planning from the University of South Florida.”
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