OLD Media Moves

Tennessean hires two new business reporters

December 19, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

tennessean-fp130Stefanie Murray, executive editor of The Tennessean in Nashville, announced that the paper has hired two new business journalists.

They are:

Holly Fletcher started in early December covering Nashville’s massive health care industry. Holly comes from Power, Finance & Risk in New York City. She was the managing editor overseeing a five-person editorial team covering finance and M&A in the power and utility sector in the Americas. She has been with PFR since 2009. She has a BA in International Affairs from Northeastern University and a MS from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Lizzy Alfs started in late November as the retail reporter. Lizzy was previously with The Ann Arbor News in Michigan where she is a business reporter covering real estate and development. She’s developed a network among retailers, restaurateurs, community leaders and real estate agents, and won a first-place breaking news award from the Michigan Associated Press Editorial Association for coverage of the Borders’ bookstore bankruptcy.  She graduated in 2011 from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in English.

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