Bloomberg adds Kolker to investigations team

Bob Blau, who oversees the investigations and projects team at Bloomberg News, and Bloomberg Businessweek editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement on Monday: Please join us in welcoming Robert Kolker, who will start on January 25, and be based in New York. Bob will be a member of the Projects and Investigations team, […]

Bloomberg Businessweek hires Markets & Finance editor, names Etc. editor

Bloomberg Businessweek editor in chief Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement Monday morning: Happy New Year, everybody. I’m pleased to start off 2016 by announcing a few new members of the Bloomberg Businessweek staff. They are supertalented, very enthusiastic, and already known to some of you from past lives. Pat Regnier starts as editor at Bloomberg […]

More women, international covers coming at Bloomberg Businessweek

Politico Media interviewed new Bloomberg Businessweek editor Ellen Pollock, who took over recently from Josh Tyrangiel. Here is an excerpt: POLITICO: You took the reins as editor from Josh Tyrangiel, who you worked closely with during his six years leading the publication. In your nine weeks at the helm, what do you think will be the biggest […]

Tech journalists remember pioneer WIldstrom

Here are some of the comments posted by technology journalists about Steve Wildstrom, whose “Technology & You” column ran in BusinessWeek from 1994 to 2009. Robert Scoble, who wrote the tech blog Scobleizer: Steve Wildstrom was one of the nice guys. I enjoyed going to Germany with him, covering the IFA show together. He was a […]

Wildstrom, well-known tech journalist, dies

Steve Wildstrom, a long-time BusinessWeek columnist and one of the first journalists to focus primarily on technology, died on Nov. 24 of brain cancer. John Biggs of TechCrunch writes, “Wildstrom wrote the Technology & You for Business Week from 1994 to 2009. He was a larger-than-life figure in the world of journalism and, more specifically, tech […]

Soller, editor of Bloomberg Businessweek Etc. section, leaving

Kurt Soller, the editor of the Etc. section in Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, is leaving for a job at Bon Appetit. On Twitter, Soller wrote, “I will miss @BW. Everyone here is incredibly smart, talented and fun.” Soller joined Bloomberg Businessweek as deputy editor of Etc. in October 2013 from New York magazine’s women’s and fashion […]

Bloomberg’s Tyrangiel joins Vice

Former Bloomberg LP editor Josh Tyrangiel is joining the edgy Vice Media to head its upcoming daily news show on HBO, reports Claire Atkinson of the New York Post. Atkinson writes, “Tyrangiel, 43, who oversaw Charlie Rose’s newscast for Bloomberg TV, will look to create a news broadcast that will appeal to the more sophisticated […]

Tyrangiel, ex-Bloomberg Businessweek editor, likely to land at Vice

Alexandra Steigrad of Women’s Wear Daily writes that Josh Tyrangiel, who left his position as editor of Bloomberg Businessweek two weeks ago, is likely to join Vice Media. Steigrad writes, “Tyrangiel is said to be heading up Vice’s daily newscast for HBO, which is set to launch during the fourth quarter —basically now. Vice, which […]

New Bloomberg Businessweek editor: We want to be a pleasure

Matthew Kassel of the New York Observer interviewed new Bloomberg Businessweek editor Ellen Pollock about the magazine and her career. Here is an excerpt: Under Josh Tyrangiel’s six-year stewardship, Businessweek became more of a general interest magazine with splashy covers and ambitious features that could compete with The New York Times Magazine and New York. As deputy editor, […]

Wieners named deputy editor of Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement Friday morning; I’m thrilled to announce that Brad Wieners will be deputy editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. As executive editor Brad has overseen the magazine’s features and the Etc. section for almost five years. He’s also the impressario behind the scenes of our annual design issue. He’s a […]