Bloomberg Businessweek seeks social media editor

Bloomberg’s social and audience development team is seeking a social media editor/audience engagement editor to build Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s social media presence across all platforms. You will work with editors and designers to optimize feature stories for web and social, plan for and execute live streams from events and interviews, and work directly with our social […]

Kolhatkar leaving Bloomberg Businessweek

Sheelah Kolhatkar, an editor and writer at Bloomberg Businessweek, is leaving the magazine to become a staff writer at The New Yorker, reports Joe Pompeo of Politico. Pompeo writes, “This will be Kolhatkar’s second tour at parent company Condé Nast, where she was a contributing editor at short-lived business glossy Condé Nast Portfolio in the late […]

Deputy creative director leaving Bloomberg Businessweek

Tracy Ma, the deputy creative director of Bloomberg Businessweek, is leaving the magazine to join a startup. Ma writes, “It was there that I learned that editorial design is so much more than commissioning a cute illustration to support a block of text. That the most successful, most seductive telling of ideas are often a […]

Bloomberg Businessweek hires Purves as features editor

Bloomberg Businessweek editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement to the staff on Monday: I’m pleased to announce that Miranda Purves is joining Bloomberg Businessweek today as a features editor. Miranda was most recently the editor in chief of Flare magazine in Toronto, where she oversaw a major redesign of the 37 year-old Canadian […]

Reuters wins business journalism award from Silurians

A series of Reuters stories on how Wall Street was working to weaken its regulations has won the business and financial news category at the Silurians’ annual Excellence in Journalism Awards dinner in New York on Wednesday. Here are the business and financial honorees: Medallion: Reuters, “Wall Street’s Way” by Charles Levinson. This penetrating, deeply reported […]

Giorgi, ex-Bloomberg Businessweek visual journalist, joins Dallas daily

Jon McClure, data and news application editor at the Dallas Morning News, sent out the following staff announcement: I’m happy to share that Ariana Giorgi will be joining our newsroom as our third computational journalist. She’ll start early next month. Ariana comes to us from The Chronicle of Higher Education where she was a database reporter and developer. […]

Bloomberg Businessweek to stop ranking undergrad B schools

John Byrne of PoetsandQuants.com reports that Bloomberg Businessweek has decided to stop ranking undergraduate business schools. Byrne reports, “The announcement was made in an email from Bloomberg Businessweek staffer Francesca Levy. Levy, editor of what Bloomberg calls Game Plan, did not provide a reason for the cutback. But the magazine lost its experienced team of journalists […]

When the BusinessWeek editor recused himself from Intel coverage

Steve Shepard, the editor in chief of BusinessWeek from 1984 to 2005, writes about recusing himself from editing major Intel stories during his tenure because of his relationship with CEO Andy Grove. Shepard writes, “Over the years, I always went to see him when I was in California, and we shared lunches and dinners in […]

Wired, Bloomberg Businessweek win Ellies

Wired and Bloomberg Businessweek were the two business magazines that won National Magazine Awards from the American Society of Magazine Editors on Monday. Wired won the design category. It was also a finalist in the service category for “All Work and All Play,” by Rashida Jones. Bloomberg Businessweek won the single-topic issue category for “Code: […]

Businessweek, Fast Company, Wired nominated for Ellies

Fast Company, Wired and Bloomberg Businessweek were among the business magazines nominated for National Magazine Awards by the American Society of Magazine Editors on Thursday. Wired is a finalist in the design category. It is also a finalist in the service category for “All Work and All Play,” by Rashida Jones, July. Bloomberg Businessweek is […]