BizTimes Media has hired Arthur Thomas as a reporter who will cover manufacturing and technology for the BizTimes Milwaukee magazine and BizTimes.com.
Previously, Thomas was the managing editor of the Waukesha Freeman. He started working for the Freeman in mid-2013 as a reporter covering multiple beats, including several communities, education and politics. In April of 2014 he was promoted to managing editor of the Freeman.
Prior to joining the Freeman, Thomas was an intern for WisPolitics.com and an education reporting intern at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Thomas graduated from Carroll University with a journalism degree in 2011 and has made significant progress toward a master’s degree in journalism at Marquette University.
“We are very excited to have Arthur join the BizTimes editorial team. He is a talented young journalist that already has a broad base of reporting experience and has hit the ground running here,” said Dan Meyer, publisher and owner of BizTimes Media.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the great products BizTimes already offers,” Thomas said. “Readers should expect quality, well-sourced reporting from me and I will work hard to be their go to source for manufacturing and technology news in southeastern Wisconsin.”
Thomas is also a nationally certified men’s gymnastics judge and spend weekends in the winter judging meets throughout southeastern Wisconsin.
Follow Thomas on Twitter @arthur8823.