Monday, February 1, 2010

Pocono Business Journal To Close

The Pocono Business Journal will officially close on February 5, 2010 per publisher Marynell Strunk in a statement on the paper's website:

East Stroudsburg, PA, January 27, 2010 – The award-winning Pocono Business Journal will cease publication as of the February 2010 issue. Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Marynell Strunk cited the current economic climate and the shrinking print industry as the reasons for the paper’s end, to officially occur on February 5, 2010.

Strunk founded the newspaper over four years ago, launching the first issue in November 2005. She hired Debbie Burke as editor in August of 2007. The journal was also known for its Editors on the Road presentations and the monthly Business and Books events, as well as its weekly email update “Taste of PBJ.”

“Coming to this decision has been difficult. It has been a wonderful opportunity to meet and work with the regional business community. I have to thank the advertisers who believed in and supported the publication over the years.” says Strunk.

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