Tony Dearing, chief content officer for AnnArbor.com, is moving to NJ.com. He’ll join his old boss, Matt Kraner, who left his job as CEO of AnnArbor.com to become NJ.com’s president. AnnArbor.com is where Advance Publications spearheaded its Web-first, print-less strategy, which it expanded to other newspapers in Michigan earlier this year. In May, Advance announced that it would take a similar approach at its newspapers in New Orleans and Alabama, prompting journalists at its papers in Cleveland, New York and New Jersey to worry that they’d be next.
NJ.com: founding editor, back in—the mid/late 90’s. Wow.