Knight Ridder acquires MSP Edition of Employment News

In an release dated November 23, it was announced that Knight Ridder, which locally owns the St. Paul Pioneer Press, has acquired the Minneapolis-St. Paul Edition of the Employment News, a free recruitment publication. Another publication, Minnesota Health & Medical Careers, is also included in the acquisition. Greg Goff, Knight Ridder's general manager of targeted publications, declared the acquisition would "broaden our offerings to customers, helping them effectively reach all segments of job seekers." Barbara LaMotte, recruitment advertising sales manager at the St. Paul Pioneer Press, was named publisher of The Employment News in Minnesota.