Parkhurst promoted to editor of Seattle biz weekly
Emily Parkhurst has been promoted to editor of the Puget Sound Business Journal, an American City Business Journals newspaper.
A story on its website states, “Parkhurst has been with the PSBJ for more than four years, first as a technology reporter, then digital managing editor then managing editor. Before that, she was an education and government reporter in her home state of Maine.
“‘I am tremendously pleased to name a journalist of Emily’s talent as editor in chief of the Business Journal,’ Emory Thomas Jr., president and publisher of PSBJ, said. ‘Emily has done a terrific job as managing editor, and the Puget Sound business community will benefit greatly from her leadership of this important and influential newsroom.’
“Parkhurst is a national award-winning journalist. Her series of stories on restraint of school children in Maine won the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award for investigative reporting. She has a master’s degree in creative writing and an undergraduate degree in classical music performance.”
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