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WBJ Announces Newsroom Changes

Just before the WBJ‘s “Book of Lists” bash last night, Editor Douglas Fruehling announced some changes to the Biz Journal‘s newsroom.

“Working the Room” and “Back Page” writer Jen Nycz-Conner will continue that role but has also taken on the role of media strategy manager aka “buzz generator-in-chief.” Associate Editor Tim Burn will become the BizSmarts editor and writer. Commercial real estate staff reporter Melissa Castro is will transition into a new role as senior staff reporter for features and “Inner Loop.” Vandana Sinha who has covered biotech, energy and environment will now focus on Web and evening editing. Staff reporters Tierney Plumb and Sarah Krouse are teaming up to cover all of the commercial real estate in the region.

Though it was not mentioned in Fruehling’s note, FishbowlDC confirmed that technology reporter Darlene Darcy is no longer with WBJ.

The entire staff memo is available after the jump.

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Book Party: Steve Gaffney’s “Honesty Sells”

The National Press Club hosted a book launch and party for Steve Gaffney last night, author of “Honesty Sells: How to Make More Money and Increase Business Profits.”

Co-authored by Colleen Francis, the book has a crazy concept- instead of using gimmicks and tricks, salespeople should use honesty to lure and keep customers…

At NPC: K St. Kate Michael, Tu-Anh, Tara Chantal Silver, Washington Business Journal‘s Tierney Plumb and Hili Banjo, “America’s Most Wanted”‘s Avery Mann and Richard Strauss.

More photos, courtesy of SilverStrategy, after the jump…

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