AJC Business Writer Talked to GABB About News Coverage

Matt KempnerMatt Kempner, the AJC’s sometimes irreverent business columnist, spoke to the GABB on Aug. 30 about how the news media covers business.

The writer described how journalists find news leads and offered advice for businesses to connect with journalists.  Hear his presentation here.

Matt writes a regular column called Unofficial Business in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Some recent columns include:

Atlanta Spending Divide Starts at the Perimeter.

Atlanta Airport Launches Pricey Underground Adventure

Developers Face a Stink in DeKalb

Kempner says he enjoys finding the twists behind our adventures with business, money and careers. Prior to his latest assignment, he wrote a regular column on intriguing entrepreneurs and reported on technology and energy. His career has included serving as a business editor and public editor as well as lots of reporting gigs, from business investigations to politics, government and the environment.  You can follow him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mattkempnercolumnist or on Twitter: @Mattkempner

The GABB is composed of professionals who work with owners of Georgia businesses. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses and help them establish the sales price of their business, create marketing plans and strategies for the sale of their business, identify and qualify potential buyers, and work to protect the confidentiality of the entire process. Many of today’s business buyers are individuals who have decided not to re-enter corporate America, but are ready to control their own destiny by purchasing and operating a Georgia business. For more information about the GABB, contact GABB President Greg DeFoor at president@gabb.org or call Diane Loupe at 404-374-3990.