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JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Convenience Store News, the c-store industry's leading media brand, is pleased to announce the promotion of Linda Lisanti to editor-in-chief.
This month, Lisanti marked her ninth year with Convenience Store News. After working as a reporter for several daily newspapers, she joined the brand as a staff writer in August 2005 and held senior writer and senior editor positions before becoming executive editor in May 2011.
In her new role as editor-in-chief, Lisanti will be responsible for the day-to-day editorial operations of both Convenience Store News and Convenience Store News for the Single Store Owner, including the brands' varied print and online properties.
She will also assume a key role in staff development, retailer and supplier relationship building, industry speaking engagements, and content development and retailer recruitment for events.
Lisanti will continue to report to Editorial Director Don Longo, who will now devote more time to new projects in the events, digital and custom growth areas, while continuing to direct overall editorial strategy.
Lisanti has a bachelor’s degree in communications/journalism from Rowan University.
Convenience Store News and Convenience Store News for the Single Store Owner are brands of Stagnito Business Information, the only complete provider of retail industry information, insights and strategic communication programs for consumer packaged goods retailers and suppliers.