OLD Media Moves

Tampa Bay Business Journal names new publisher

February 22, 2007

Bridgette Mill, advertising director at the Jacksonville Business Journal, has been named publisher of the Tampa Bay Business Journal, according to a short story on the paper’s web site.

Tampa Bay Business JournalShe is replacing Arthur Porter, who is retiring and relocating to his native England.

The story stated, “Mill has been an outstanding ad director, winning the American City Business Journals‘ Eagle award for her performance in 2001, 2005 and 2006. During her tenure, ad revenue has increased an average of nearly 11 percent annually and she has beaten her local ad revenue budget five out of seven years.

“Porter joined ACBJ about nine years ago as ad director in Baltimore. He moved to Dayton as publisher about two and a half years later. After three years, Porter moved to Tampa as publisher.

“Porter will work with Mill in an orderly transition. He will leave ACBJ on March 31, and Mill will take over in Tampa on April 1.”

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