The Corridor Media Group, Inc., publisher of the weekly Corridor Business Journal (CBJ), will launch a new Quad Cities Regional Business Journal (QCBJ) in the next weeks.
The new business newspaper will cover local and regional business news in the greater Quad Cities area, including Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties in Illinois, and Scott, Clinton and Muscatine counties in Iowa. News content will be disseminated through daily electronic newsletters, a dynamic website and its flagship product, a bimonthly (26 / annual) print publication.
The QCBJ newsroom will be chaired by longtime Quad-City Times editor Jennifer DeWitt. Senior Journalist Kenda Burrows, senior journalist and former writer / editor for the Moline Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, will join Ms. DeWitt. Other journalists and freelancers are also hired.
“Our goal is to aggressively deliver unbiased local and regional business news to educate business and community leaders across the region, as well as to provide a balance of news from Iowa and Illinois.” Ms. DeWitt said.
QCBJ will also regularly produce numerous podcasts and newsletters. It will also host several business networking and recognition events including Forty Under 40, Mid-Year Economic Review, 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes and others. The website www.quadcitybusiness.com will launch on December 1, 2021, and the first print edition will be released on January 24, 2022.
A full team of sales professionals are currently being hired with a new office location in the region being negotiated.
To subscribe or learn more about the new publication, visit www.quadcitybusiness.com
The Corridor Media Group is a media company owned by John and Aspen Lohman of North Liberty, Iowa. Mr. Lohman is a longtime entrepreneur, publisher and business leader in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Corridor area. Mr. Lohman, who was recognized as Iowa’s Small Business of the Year in 2008, founded the company in his basement in 2004. The CBJ has become a trusted source of business news and information. local and regional with its printed newspaper, daily electronic newsletters and some of the busiest events in the Seven County area of ââCedar Rapids and Iowa City. The CBJ website is www.corridorbusiness.com.
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