Twin Cities PBS has announced that Colleen Wilson will join the organization in September and oversee its two national digital publications - NextAvenue.org and Rewire.org. Wilson joins the TPT team from KQED in San Francisco where she has been executive director of their digital products and has served as chairperson for the PBS Digital Media Advisory Council. She will report to the new TPT President/CEO (yet to be named) replacing Jim Pagliarini who is retiring in December.
Industrial Association Fabrics International has named Amy Collins as its new marketing director and a leadership team member, according to Steve Schiffman, IFAI president. Collins has an extensive background in events, media and sales, most recently as vice-president at EPG Media, LLC. She has also worked previously at Penton Media and Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
Former Minnesota Monthly and Midwest Home editor, Rachel Hutton, is joining the features team at StarTribune as a general assignment reporter. Hutton had also previously been a food writer for City Pages, where her criticism and features regularly garnered awards and appeared in Best Food Writing anthologies.