Doug Banks is executive editor of Boston Business Journal, where he oversees editorial content on the company’s website, multiple electronic newsletters, weekly print edition, and panel and award events. Doug appears as a news analyst on New England Cable News and is a guest lecturer, speaker and panel moderator on issues from regional business and economic trends to communications, journalism and digital media. He previously was publisher and editor of BBJ sister company Mass High Tech and was associate vice president for economic development at the University of Massachusetts. He has also worked as an editor at Fast Company. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English and journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MFA at the University of Pittsburgh.