George Haj has been named regional editor-in-chief at ALM. He will oversee the Daily Business Review in Miami, the Daily Report in Atlanta, and Texas Lawyer, a weekly out of Dallas, effective April 21. He is senior editor of local news at the Houston Chronicle, where he has been since 2003. Before that, he was at the Miami Herald, where he had been business editor. He studied journalism and political science at the University of Miami.
Best advice he ever received: "No one ever did their best work being comfortable. Learn to say yes — to meeting people outside your normal circles, to learning new things, and to accepting a new work challenge even if it's outside your comfort zone. Particularly if it's outside your comfort zone."