BusinessWeek's Brady promoted to senior editor
BusinessWeek senior writer Diane Brady has been named senior editor and content chief, according to an announcement Wednesdat.Â
In her new role, Brady will be responsible for print and online content focusing on corporations, management and strategy coverage. She will assume her new responsibilities on June 1, when she returns fromÂ a book leave.Â Her book, “Holy Cross Fraternity,” is due out from Spiegel & Grau in Spring 2009.
â€œDianeâ€™s superb journalistic instincts, combined with her relentless energy, make her the ideal choice for this important post,â€? said editor in chief Stephen Adler in an announcement.
Since joining BusinessWeek in 1999, Brady has received numerous awards for stories she has written.Â This year alone, three of her stories have racked up awards and citations: â€œThe Pet Economy,â€? Â â€œThe Holy Cross Fraternity,â€? and â€œPepsi: Repairing a Poisoned Reputation in India.â€?
She is a past winner of awards in the Deadline Club, Front Page Awards, National Magazine Awards of Canada, and McGraw-Hill Corporate Achievement Awards competitions, among others.
Prior to joining BusinessWeek, Brady was with the Asian Wall Street Journal, where she was a staff reporter in Hong Kong and other parts of the region for four years. Before that, she was an associate editor at Maclean’s Magazine in Toronto. She was also a speechwriter for the UN Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya.