Business Insider names transportation editor

Matthew DeBord has been named transportation editor at Business Insider. Previously, he was an economics reporter for KPCC-FM (Southern California Public Radio). DeBord has also written about economics, business and financial issues for publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Business Insider is a continuously updated [...]

Politico Pro reporter shifts roles

Kyle Cheney has been named Campaign Pro reporter for Politico Pro. Most recently, he was a health care reporter for the political news site. Before that, Cheney was a reporter for five years at State House News Service in Massachusetts, where he covered state government and politics. Politico Pro is continuously updated with breaking political [...]

Jersey Journal names editor

Margaret Schmidt has been named editor of The Jersey Journal, beginning on Aug. 1. She replaces Judith Locorriere, who will be joining NJ Advance Media as a senior managing producer. Schmidt currently serves as managing editor of the Journal, and she has also previously served as night city editor, life editor and Gold Coast editor [...]

Huffington Post names national editor

Katie Nelson has been named national editor for The Huffington Post, where she starts Aug. 6. Most recently, Nelson was deputy managing editor of digital at the New York Daily News. She was the Daily News’ national editor for two years prior to that. Nelson has also worked for The Associated Press, The Cambodia Daily [...]

Star Journal names interim editor

Timi Eckes has been named interim editor and online editor of The Star Journal. She will continue to serve as editor of the Northwoods Commerce in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, in addition to her temporary editorial responsibilities at the Journal. Eckes replaces Bryan Rose, who is no longer with the company. The Star Journal serves Lincoln, Rhinelander, [...]