Nashville Business Journal names new editor

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The Nashville Business Journal has named managing editor Lori Becker as its new editor in chief.

She replaces Lance Williams, who left last month to become the business editor of The Tennessean, also in Nashville.

A story on the Business Journal site states, “Becker joined the Business Journal in 2008 as managing editor and has been a key member of the journal’s leadership team.

“She previously worked as a reporter for The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Fla., the Lansing (Mich.) State Journal, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader.

“A Bowling Green, Ky., native, Becker began her journalism career at the now defunct Nashville Banner. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.”

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