The Bugle-r Call: Sumser Announces New Owner at Interbiznet

John Sumser, editor of, announced on Tuesday that after 14 years with, he has plans to shift to a contractor status and reduce the amount of writing on the website.

Sumser currently pens The Electronic Recruiting News, a daily newsletter on the recruiting industry, as well as The interbiznet Bugler, which includes news on recruiting partnerships and products.

Sumser attributes this change with to his work with and Recruiting Roadshow, two projects that are “gaining sustained momentum and taking more and more of my time.”

In April 2007, Sumser was appointed as the executive editor for, replacing founder and editor Jason Davis.

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Colleen Gildea, his long-time partner, is the new owner and operator of

Sumser says his writing will still appear on the website but that Gildea “has her plans which I am sure she will unveil in the coming weeks and months.”

Elaine Rigoli has nearly 15 years of experience managing content and community for various B2B and consumer websites. Elaine has written thousands of business and technology articles and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and eWeek, among other publications.


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