Fast Company is finalist for Magazine of the Year

Fast Company was named Thursday as one of five finalists for Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Magazine Editors. The National Magazine Awards will be presented on Thursday, May 1, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Bloomberg Businessweek and Money also received two nominations, while Wired received five nominations, including a nomination […]

Bloomberg Media CEO: We will add digital products, invest in print and radio

Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith has posted a strategic plan for our the financial media company plans to grow its business going forward. Here is an excerpt: The future of media and influence is digital and our first major step will be to align our efforts with this profound market shift. The trend lines not […]

Bloomberg Businessweek seeks online reporter

Bloomberg Businessweek is seeking an Online Reporter for its Business Schools vertical. The reporter will cover a wide range of issues relevant to prospective MBAs, business school students and b-school alumni. They will also write content to accompany the annual business school rankings packages, and have the opportunity to write magazine stories. Beyond the relevant […]

Bloomberg Businessweek seeks design editor

Bloomberg Businessweek is seeking a design editor. The person in this role will have oversight of all design and data visualization for Businessweek.com. Additionally, this person should have experience with designers and developers. This role will be responsible for writing, editing and creating a design destination on the web and in the magazine that is […]

Bloomberg Businessweek seeks B-school reporter

Bloomberg Businessweek is seeking a Junior Online Reporter Consultant for its Business Schools vertical. The reporter will cover a wide range of issues relevant to prospective MBAs, business school students and b-school alumni. They will also write content to accompany the annual business school rankings packages. Beyond the relevant professional experience, our ideal candidate will […]

Bloomberg Businessweek’s six-cover story

This week’s edition of Bloomberg Businessweek rolled out with six different covers each featuring a low-paid worker in a story about raising the minimum wage. Peter Coy wrote the story: Raising the minimum wage is certain to be a wedge issue for Democrats in the midterm elections because it’s the rare redistributive measure that enjoys broad […]

Forbes leads biz media among digital audience

Lewis Dvorkin, the chief product officer at Forbes Media, writes about how business news media are attempting to increase their digital audience. Dvorkin writes,”I saw the numbers in the chart below (November 2013) for the first time a few weeks ago when comScore came in to tell us about its multi-platform reporting capabilities. The light […]

Bloomberg Businessweek hires new editor to cover B schools

Bloomberg Businessweek has hired Francesca Levy, a senior editor at LinkedIn, to lead its coverage of business schools, reports John Byrne of PoetsandQuants.com. Byrne writes, “Levy joined the magazine today (Jan. 27) and succeeds Louis Lavelle who abruptly left BusinessWeek in early November. “For Levy, who has worked for Forbes and Associated Press, her new […]

Bloomberg committed to print, but Businessweek issues could decline

Joe Pompeo of Capital New York writes Friday about Bloomberg executive Justin Smith, and whether Bloomberg Businessweek could see a decline in the number of issues it publishes each year. Pompeo writes, “Sources with knowledge of the matter said that Smith and Bloomberg Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel have indeed had discussions about what sorts of […]

Biz magazines underperformed industry in 2013

Business magazines brought in fewer ad dollars in 2013 compared to the previous year, underperforming in an industry saw a slight increase in advertising revenue. The 14 business magazines reported ad revenue of $1.33 billion in 2013, down 4.8 percent from 2012, according to data from the Publishers Information Bureau analyzed by Talking Biz news. […]