Star Tribune names Kim its AME for business
Courtnay Kim, a 20-year veteran of the Star Tribune newsroom, has been named assistant managing editor of business news.
Jackie Crosby of the Star Tribune writes, “With 17 reporters and editors, the department is one of the largest business-news operations at a newspaper in the country. Kim is the first woman of color to be appointed to the role at the Star Tribune.
“‘Courtnay is a thoughtful, aspirational editor who knows our community well and wants to serve it with the best journalism,’ said Rene Sanchez, editor and senior vice president of the Star Tribune. ‘We consider business coverage a vital part of our mission and are confident that she and our great team of business editors and reporters will fulfill it.’
“Kim will be charged with leading a strategy to enhance digital coverage of the business community while strengthening the newspaper’s core print product. Her appointment comes at a time when the Star Tribune is re-examining the diversity of its coverage.”
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