Will Bourne Named Editor, 'Village Voice'

Will Bourne will become editor in chief of iconic but now-struggling alt-weekly Village Voice  Nov. 26, taking over from Tony Ortega, who left the post in September after six years. Bourne's background at two snappily edited business pubs -- most recently Inc., but also Fast Company -- should help him as he attempts to "reinforce the paper’s position as a showcase for progressive — but balanced, disciplined — journalism, and to make it an even more forceful presence on the culture front," as he notes of his plans.

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