Former biz journal publisher, ACBJ exec dies

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George Guthinger

George Guthinger, who was publisher of The Business Review in Albany for nine years before becoming an executive with American City Business Journals, died last week. He was 70.

A story on the Business Review website states, “He had an 18-year career with General Electric Broadcasting before becoming publisher of what was then known as The Capital District Business Review in 1989.

“Guthinger was born in Schenectady. He received a distinguished alumnus award from The Sage Colleges, where he had earned an MBA.

“In 1998 Guthinger was promoted to chief financial officer of American City Business Journals, the parent company of The Business Review. He retired in 2009, but continued to serve as a consultant to the company until his death.”

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