CNBC changes producers for business day programming

Dan Colarusso, senior vice president of CNBC Business News, and Craig Bengtson, vice president of business news programming, sent out the following on Tuesday:

The success of CNBC’s Business Day programming begins and ends with strong, optimistic leadership across our newsroom. In an effort to continue to develop fresh, content ideas in new places and offer growth opportunities to our colleagues, we are excited to announce the following re-assignments and promotions among our producer ranks:

Anne Tironi has been named Senior Executive Producer in charge of “Squawk Box.” A confident and firm leader, Anne has had a significant and positive impact on this iconic program for more than 16 years with much of it coming from her steady hand in the control room. A tremendous collaborator and communicator, Anne is one of the few leaders who is adept at managing both content and people equally well.

Rebecca White

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WSJ columnist Ruffenach retires – Talking Biz News

Glenn Ruffenach

Glenn Ruffenach, who wrote the “Ask Encore” retirement column for the Wall Street Journal, has retired.

In his last column, Ruffenach writes, “This is my final column for the Journal. At age 70, I’m hanging up my laptop, as it were, to start a new job: caring full time for my wife. I certainly never imagined this (and neither did my wife). But as privileges go, I can’t think of one I’d rather have.

“The change is bittersweet. I love journalism; I love the written word. I also have loved, for 40 years, working with my colleagues at the Journal, the most talented, supportive and honorable friends imaginable. (As an aside, my byline appears at the top of these columns. What you don’t see are the names of the Journal’s editors and their unsung efforts to shape and polish my articles and all the articles in these

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Biz journalist Leung hired as VP of content at ClickUp

Maggie Leung

Maggie Leung — most recently executive editor at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and founding vice president of content at NerdWallet — is joining ClickUp as vice president of content and organic growth in January.

ClickUp is a productivity platform that serves teams. It integrates a variety of workplace tools — including project management, document collaboration, spreadsheets, goals, time-tracking and chat — in one place. Its enterprise users include Google, McDonald’s and Netflix.

The startup has raised $535 million, at a valuation of $4 billion. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, where Leung has been executive editor of The site served startup builders and others in the tech community.

Leung said: “I learned a good deal at a16z, but I really missed startup work. And it was easy for me to get behind ClickUp, because robust tools help teams collaborate more effectively and creatively around the world and across

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