Angel Publishing, located at the Inner Harbor and publisher of newsletters such as Energy and Capital, Wealth Daily and Token Authority, announced it will move to Mt. Vernon where it intends to expand. The company acquired a building on Read Street for $1.4 million from Paul Wolman, former owner of P.W. Feats, the event strategy, design, and production firm. More than 40 employees will relocate in the spring from Angel’s current location at the Candler Building. Jason Freiert is chief executive officer of Angel Publishing.
In Baltimore, Planit is creating brand platforms, websites and creative campaigns for four new clients in finance, manufacturing and professional services industries: Hardwire, a manufacturer of protective armor; Alignstaffing, an educational and social services staffing company in Washington, D.C.; Mannington Mills, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of flooring products; and Kinetic Capital, which offers custom finance solutions to small business owners in Maryland.
Also at Planit, Harry Hammel joins as public relations and social media manager. He previously worked at Sandy Hillman Communications.
Mary E. Lanham has been promoted to senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer for the University of Maryland Medical System. Lanham, who in 2001 joined UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, most recently served as vice president for system marketing and brand strategy.
WBAL-AM’s Dave Durian, known as the voice of Baltimore as host of the radio station’s morning show from 1990 to 2012, died at age 72 on January 28 from complications of lung cancer and a stroke. Durian joined WBAL-TV in 1982 as lead anchor, coming from KDKA in Pittsburgh. He left WBAL-TV in 1986. In 1987, he joined Maryland Public Television where he remained until 1988 when he started his radio career on WBAL.