Las Vegas biz paper names new ME

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Jennifer Land has been named managing editor of the Las Vegas Business Press, effective immediately. She has been running daily operations for several months as interim managing editor.

Laura Emerson writes, “Before joining Stephens Media as a copy editor for the Review-Journal business section and designer for the Business Press in February 2008, Land, 31, was the universal desk editor of The Villages Daily Sun in The Villages, Fla.; a page designer for the Boca Raton News in Boca Raton, Fla.; and managing editor of the High Springs Herald in High Springs, Fla.

“A 2002 graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in magazine journalism, Land looks forward to her future with the Business Press.

“‘A big goal of ours is to help out the small-business owners,’ Land says.

“She plans to accomplish this through the addition of more how-to articles, profiles that exhibit how local companies have found success and informative pieces on where to find quality business resources.”

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