Houston assistant biz editor quits to be closer to home
Tara Young, an assistant business editor at the Houston Chronicle, has left the paper and is planning to return to her home state of Alabama.
An e-mail sent to the staff by business editor Laura Goldberg stated, “She is planning to move back to Alabama to be close to family where she will pursue a law degree at the University of Alabama.Â We thank her for all of her hard work and wish her well in her endeavors.”
Young had been an assistant business editor at the Houston paper since February 2006, and she had been night city editor at the Chronicle. Young also taught journalism at the University of Houston.
Young previously worked at the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. While there, she worked as an adjunct teaching journalism at Dillard University.
She is a journalism graduate from the University of Alabama.