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Twin Cities biz mag names new editor

September 15, 2010

Dale Kurschner has been named the new editor of Twin Cities Business, a montly business magazine in Minnesota, replacing longtime editor Jay Novak, whose last day is Wednesday.

A story on the magazine’s site states, “Kurschner will assume his new position at TCB later this month. His previous positions include senior director of corporate communications at UnitedHealth subsidiary OptumHealth in Golden Valley and manager of employee communications at St. Paul-based Lawson Software.

“He also previously served as president and publisher of Minneapolis-based Profits Journal, which is no longer around, and has been a correspondent, editor, and contributor at publications that include Business Week, Reuters, Dow Jones, Corporate Report, and The Reader.

“In addition, Kurschner was editor at Business Ethics magazine in New York, managing editor and reporter at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, and a reporter at the Milwaukee Business Journal and the Wausau Daily Herald in Wisconsin.

“Novak was the founding editor of TCB from 1993 through 1995. After serving as Minnesota’s commissioner of economic development and senior vice president of Minneapolis-based investment banking company Miller Johnson Steichen Kinnard, Novak returned to the magazine as both editor and publisher in February 2001.”

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