OLD Media Moves

Washington Biz Journal editor leaving for Roll Call

February 2, 2009

Mike Mills, the editor of the Washington Business Journal for the past two years, is leaving the American City Business Journals publication to become editorial director at Roll Call.

A press release on FishbowlDC stated, “‘Mike is joining us at a critical time in our company’s history,’ said Roll Call Group Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Laurie Battaglia. ‘With the recent acquisition of Capitol Advantage and GalleryWatch, Mike’s proven editorial success in political publishing is the background we need to create a cohesiveness in our editorial mission.’

“Mills comes to Roll Call Group from the Washington Business Journal, where he has served as Editor for the past two years. Prior to that, Mills was Executive Editor for Electronic Publishing at Congressional Quarterly, Inc., where he oversaw editorial operations and product development for the company’s electronic products, successfully launching several electronic specialty publications. Prior to CQ, he was a reporter for The Washington Post, leading the paper’s coverage of the technology sector.

“‘Roll Call is the gold standard of congressional journalism,’ says Mike Mills. ‘I’m very excited about the opportunity to help shape its overall editorial strategy.'”

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