Three journalists named to senior news leadership team
Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee announced today three key appointments: Noreen Gillespie is the new Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News, Sarah Nordgren becomes the new Deputy Managing Editor for Sports, Business News, Entertainment and Lifestyles, and Health and Science, and Lisa Gibbs is the new Director of News Partnerships.
The Associated Press Municipal Bond Index launches Monday
On Monday, AP will unveil a new, branded index to measure municipal bond performance.
Reporter provides rare view inside Coke
One top AP editor said the story "sent dominoes tumbling in all directions."
Business reporter Candice Choi obtained stunning emails that showed Coca-Cola Co. was a guiding force behind a nonprofit group founded to fight obesity. "Coke helped pick the group's leaders, edited its mission statement and suggested articles and videos for its website," Choi wrote.
A leap forward in quarterly earnings stories
The Associated Press announced in an advisory to customers today that the majority of U.S. corporate earnings stories for our business news report will eventually be produced using automation technology.
Financial markets story to feature format suited to Web and mobile
The following advisory was sent today to editors at AP member news organizations: