OLD Media Moves

SABEW president gets new job

May 30, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

SABEW president Gail DeGeorge has been named Sunday/enterprise editor for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. DeGeorge, who has been business editor at the Sun-Sentinel since May 1998, will still be involved in business news, helping to guide stories to 1-A on Sundays.

Sun-SentinelDeGeorge leads an award-winning department, which has been named a “Best in Business” winner four times, as well as an honorable mention and other state and regional awards. She will continue to be business editor as well until a replacement is found. The position has been posted internally.

Before joining the Sun-Sentinel, she was a correspondent and bureau manager for BusinessWeek, writing a broad range of stories for the national magazine from Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America, and was a regular contributor to BusinessWeek Online.

The Michigan native has also worked as a business reporter for the Miami Herald and started her professional career at the Sun-Sentinel as a GA and business reporter after internships in Cleveland and Cincinnati in business.

“The job as Sunday/enterprise editor gives me a broader venue to apply the skills I’ve learned as business editor,” DeGeorge said. “I always been passionate about business reporting and that won’t change.”Â

She is the author of “The Making of a Blockbuster: How H. Wayne Huizenga Built a Sports and Entertainment Empire from Trash, Grit and Video Tape,” published in 1996.

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