Sloan leaves Newsweek for Fortune
Allan Sloan, previously Newsweekâ€™s Wall Street editor, is leaving the magazine to become senior editor at large for Fortune magazine, according to a release. He will start withÂ Fortune on July 1.
Sloan is a six-time winner of the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award, business journalismâ€™s highest honor, and has also won numerous awards and honors during his 35-year business journalism career. In 2001, he received both the Loeb Lifetime Achievement Award for business and financial journalism, and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
In addition to his Loeb and Hancock awards, Sloanâ€™s honors include being named regularly to lists of the nationâ€™s most-influential and most-respected business journalists. He was named an alumnus of the year in 1999 by the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
Prior to his twelve-year run at Newsweek, Sloan was a columnist at Newsday and also held positions at Forbes and Money, among other titles. His business journalism career began with the Charlotte Observer in 1969.
He currently contributes to Public Radio Internationalâ€™s “Marketplace,” whose “Sloan Sessions” are broadcast Monday mornings, and frequently appears as a commentator on the PBS television program, “Nightly Business Report.”
Sloan received an M.S. from the Columbia Journalism School and a B.A. from Brooklyn College. A native of Brooklyn, Sloan currently resides in New Jersey with his wife.