Indianapolis Biz Journal promotes ME Weidenbener to editor

Indianapolis Biz Journal promotes ME Weidenbener to editor

Lesley Weidenbener

Managing editor Lesley Weidenbener has been promoted to editor of the Indianapolis Business Journal, effective immediately.

Anthony Schoettle of the Business Journal writes, “Former IBJ Editor Greg Andrews, who also has penned the award-winning ‘Behind the News’ column for many years, is transitioning to a role focusing on investigative reporting for IBJ while continuing to write his column.

“Feltman also announced that Laurinda Swank has been promoted to chief operating officer/chief financial officer. Swank, who previously worked for Feltman as CFO of Home Health Depot, was hired as IBJ Media’s CFO in 2017 when Feltman became part-owner of the company along with Mickey Maurer and Bob Schloss.

“Weidenbener, who has an undergraduate degree in journalism and a master’s degree in executive development for public service from Ball State University, joined IBJ as managing editor in 2015.

“She spent 18 years as a Statehouse reporter for The Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne and The Courier-Journal in Louisville.”

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