Fortune staffers walk out at lunch

Staffers who are part of the News Guild of New York union, which represents digital employees of Fortune magazine, took a coordinated lunch break Thursday to the parent company slow-walking contract talks. A supermajority of members left their desks at 1 p.m. and presented management with a letter with a demand for the company to […]

Fortune hires Ivanova as deputy editor of digital

Fortune magazine has hires Irina Ivanova as deputy editor for digital news. She will be covering wealth, inequality, climate change and work. She was most recently associate managing editor at CBS MoneyWatch, where she wrote stories and produced videos on housing, inequality, and climate change. Prior experience includes being a news editor at Huffington Post and reporter at Crain’s New […]

Jackson departs Fortune

Anna-Louise Jackson has left Fortune magazine, where she has worked full time since April 2022. Jackson previously worked at CNBC Acorns as a senior writer based in New York and as a lead writer for NerdWallet, focused on the site’s investing content. Before that, she worked at Bloomberg for more than six years as a U.S. stocks reporter, economics […]

Executive editor Stanberry departs Fortune

Lindsey Stanberry, an executive editor at Fortune, has left after 16 months. During her tenure, she launched four new verticals — Success, Personal Finance, Recommends and Well. She also oversaw the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For and the Fortune 25 Best Places to Live for Families list. Stanberry also co-chaired Fortune’s inaugural Impact […]

Barron’s hires Leonhardt as senior economics writer

Barron’s has hired Megan Leonhardt from Fortune magazine to be a senior economics writer. At Fortune, she has been covering the intersection of policy and finance for the past two years. Leonhardt has also been a senior money reporter at CNBC. She was also a writer at Money. She was also an associate editor, and then served as […]

Fortune seeks a Europe business reporter

Fortune is hiring a reporter to cover the day’s biggest business and economic news in Europe out of its bureau in London. This reporter will file breaking news and analysis. They should be comfortable handling a mixture of stories, pursuing original reporting, and pitching, researching, interviewing, and writing on tight deadlines. Strong, relevant, and engaging […]

Deadline club names finalists in biz reporting categories

The finalists that were selected from the entries to the Deadline Club’s 2023 Awards Contest in the business journalism categories are listed below. Winners will be announced at the Club’s annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 18, at the Harvard Club. Business Feature Bustle “Last Girlboss Standing” Courtney Rubin, Kat Stoeffel, Charlotte Owen Fortune “Private […]

Fortune nearly doubled pageviews in 2022

Fortune magazine CEO Alan Murray sent out the following to the staff on Wednesday: Hello Fortune team! As we continue to spring forward through 2023, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the amazing audience growth we’ve achieved over the past few years—a trend we plan to continue! On, we saw 90% […]

Museum of American Finance to honor Fortune’s Loomis

The Museum of American Finance, the nation’s only independent museum dedicated to finance and financial history, will honor the achievements of Fortune magazine journalist Carol Loomis at its annual gala on March 13. Loomis will receive a special recognition honor for her groundbreaking contributions to the field of financial journalism and unprecedented 60-year tenure at Fortune magazine. […]

Media Movers: Barron’s editor at large Andy Serwer

Is it OK to label Andy Serwer as American journalism royalty? After all, he spent decades at Fortune magazine writing about the likes of President Bill Clinton, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Starbucks magnate Howard Schultz and billionaire investor Warren Buffett. As a cub journalist, I watched  amazed as he deftly maneuvered between print, digital and […]