Central Penn Business Journal

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Central Penn Business Journal
The July 31, 2009 front page of
Central Penn Business Journal
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Berliner
Owner(s) Journal Multimedia
Publisher David Schankweiler
Editor Joel Berg
Founded 1984
Headquarters 1500 Paxton Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
United States
Circulation 10,000 Weekly[1]
Website www.cpbj.com

The Central Penn Business Journal is a business newspaper headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The print publication is circulated on a weekly basis and covers five counties in central Pennsylvania: Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York.


The Business Journal staff reporters:

  • Roger DuPuis, who covers Cumberland County, manufacturing, distribution and energy.
  • David O'Connor, who covers York County, nonprofits, education and workforce.
  • Michael Sadowski, who covers Lebanon County, banking and finance, law and technology.
  • Jason Scott, who covers Dauphin County, state government, real estate, construction, media and marketing.
  • Lenay Ruhl, who covers Lancaster County, health care and agribusiness..


Awards and recognition

In 2013, the Business Journal was recognized for the following:

  • Professional Keystone Awards (Pennsylvania Newspaper Association), Division VI [3]
    • Sweepstakes Award: CPBJ Staff (This marks the fifth year in a row the Central Penn Business Journal claimed this distinction.)
    • 1st: Video Storytelling: Amy Spangler
    • 1st: Graphic/Photo Illustration: Kathryn Morton and Amy Spangler
    • 1st: Front Page Design: Kathryn Morton
    • 1st: Niche Publication: CPBJ staff for Construction and Real Estate
    • 1st: News Beat Reporting: Jim T. Ryan, technology
    • 1st: Online Special Project: Hope Stephan and staff for Health Care Reform Resource Center
    • 2nd: Distinguished Writing – Weekly: Heather Stauffer
    • 2nd: Series: Jason Scott for Pensions
    • 2nd: Graphic/Photo Illustration: Kathryn Morton and Amy Spangler
    • 2nd: Niche Publication: CPBJ staff for Currents
    • 2nd: Special Projects: Brent Burkey, Liquid Assets
    • Honorable Mention: Editorial: Hope Stephan
    • Honorable Mention: Ongoing News: Jim T. Ryan
    • Honorable Mention: Page Design: Kathryn Morton
  • SPJ Spotlight Awards (Society of Professional Journalists) [4]
    • 1st: Photo Story: Amy Spangler, Heather Stauffer
    • 1st: Sports Reporting: Brent Burkey
    • 1st: Editorial Writing: Hope Stephan
    • 1st: Environmental Reporting: Tim Stuhldreher
    • 1st: Web Use: Hope Stephan and staff for Health Care Reform Resource Center
    • 2nd: Tabloid Page Design: Kathryn Morton
    • 2nd: Sports Reporting: Jason Scott
    • 2nd: Enterprise Reporting: Jason Scott
    • 2nd: Headline Writing: Kathryn Morton
    • 2nd: Business and Labor Reporting: Tim Stuhldreher
    • 2nd: Sports Photography: Amy Spangler
    • 2nd: Health and Medical Reporting: Heather Stauffer
    • 3rd: Tabloid Design: Kathryn Morton, Amy Spangler
    • 3rd: Feature Story: Jim T. Ryan
    • 3rd: Feature Photography: Amy Spangler
    • 3rd: Environmental Reporting: Brent Burkey

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