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More Layoffs at Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis continues to consolidate its editorial operations. The west coast staff at ExtremeTech was recently laid off. Loyd Case, Jason Cross, Joel Durham, Mike Nguyen and Jeremy Atkinson are no longer with the publication. Jeremy Kaplan is now the editor of the outlet.

Dave Cohen Named Editor at Webnewser

The MediaBistro blog announced Dave Cohen as editor. Before joining Webnewser, Dave was the news editor for Multichannel News and B&C Broadcasting & Cable.

Sean Buckley Lands at Fierce

Sean Buckley has joined FierceTelecom as Senior Editor. He will be responsible for the day-to-day writing of FierceTelecom and building its network of contributors. Sean will start Monday, July 6th. Editor-in-Chief, Dan O’Shea will shift to writing longer features for the publication. Previous to joining the FierceMarkets family, Sean was Editor-in-Chief at Telecommunications Magazine. He […]

Interview Q&A with Sean Griffey, President, and Jason Nelson, Group Publisher, Telecom, FierceMarkets

What is the overall mission of FierceMarkets? Has that mission changed since the acquisition by Questex Media Group? Sean: FierceMarkets’ mission has always been to be the first place to turn for our readers and the marketers who are trying to reach them. We want to be their resource for the information they need to […]

Interview Q&A with Sean Griffey, President, and Jason Nelson, Group Publisher, Telecom, FierceMarkets

Welcome to PR Vibes™, created by Calysto Communications to provide you with key insights into the publications and events in the telecommunications industry. Today, we’re featuring a short interview with Sean Griffey, COO of FierceMarkets and Jason Nelson, group publisher of FierceMarkets’ telecom portfolio. Personally I’ve been wanting to do this particular Q&A for awhile. […]

The Return of RCR Wireless News

The 25-year old publication which folded on March 3, 2009 is set to re-launch on July 1. We are still awaiting details about when, where, who and how – as many of the key reporters have since found other industry jobs. Stay tuned here for more information or follow us on Twitter for up-to-the minute […]

Last Mile Closes

The economy has forced publisher Benjamin Media to cease operations of Last Mile Online. The former bi-monthly magazine premiered in 2005 and had more than 18,000 subscribers. In February, the broadband news publication switched to an online only format. Associate editor Brad Kramer will remain on the Benjamin Media editorial staff.

Access Intelligence Shakes Things Up

Due to the fall in advertising revenue Access Intelligence was forced to make organizational changes. Heather Farley, Divisional President, Cable Group – CableFAX & Cable360 has taken on responsibility for the company’s Aviation, Satellite/Cable and Studio groups. Paul McPherson, Divisional President, Cable Group – Communications Technology was let go from the Access Intelligence management team […]

Changes at Mass High Tech

The publication has decided to move to a bi-weekly printig schedule. Associate editor James Connolly was promoted to managing editor. Boston Business Journal reporter Jackie Noblett has taken on an additional role as a staff writer for Mass High Tech. Her areas of coverage will include alternative energy, clean technology, defense, robotics and public technology […]

TechWeb’s Re-organization

United Business Media recently completed a reorganization. This included several promotions and layoffs within the TechWeb editorial department. TechWeb West Coast news editor Michael Singer, bMighty.com editor Benjamin Tomkins and Byte and Switch editor Paul Travis were among those laid off. However, Benjamin will continue his work as a freelance writer. Mike Fratto has been […]

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