Harris joins Fortune as social media producer

Cheyann Harris is now a social media producer at Fortune in New York. She was previously an intern at Leaf Group in Santa Monica, California. She has also interned at WNYC Radio and AMC Networks. Harris has a B.S. from Brooklyn College, where she was also a staff writer and an M.A. in journalism from […]

Dunn departing Fortune for Climate Reporting Network

Fortune magazine journalist Katherine Dunn is leaving the news organization to work on the Reuter’s Institute’s Climate Reporting Network. She has been with Fortune since March 2019 as an associate editor in London. Dunn had previously been an associate editor at S&P Global covering LPG in London. Previously, she covered agricultural and commodities markets at the Wall Street […]

Stanberry swaps CNBC for Fortune

Fortune has hired Lindsey Stanberry as the executive director of a new vertical which will be launched for the next generation of leaders. She begins next week. She comes from CNBC, where she was editorial director for CNBC Select. Before that, she served as deputy managing editor for CNBC Make It and CNBC Select. She […]

The Fortune cover that may lead to a guilty verdict

Parl Farhi of the Washington Post writes about the 2014 Fortune cover story by Roger Parloff about Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes that may lead a jury to convict her. Farhi writes, “Nevertheless, the Fortune article vaulted Holmes to celebrity status. Journalists trekked to Theranos’s headquarters in Palo Alto, producing a flood of equally awed and flawed stories. Forbes, […]

dotLA hires Fortune’s Mashayekhi as an editor

Tech news site dotLA has hired Rey Mashayekhi as an editor. He will start next month. Mashayekhi is a writer at Fortune primarily covering finance, fintech, politics, and public policy. Prior to joining Fortune in 2018, he worked as a reporter for New York City-based real estate news outlets Commercial Observer and The Real Deal, where he covered news and trends […]

Theranos founder admits she gave Fortune reporter inaccurate info

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes admitted on Tuesday that she gave a journalist inaccurate information for a lengthy profile that she used to woo investors, reports Yasmin Khorram of CNBC. Khorram reports, “With cross-examination wrapping up, Holmes took the stand in her own defense for a sixth day and was questioned by federal prosecutor Robert Leach about the […]

Morning Brew hires Fortune’s Bentley as ME for two newsletters

Morning Brew has hired Fortune senior editor Daniel Bentley to be its managing editor for two newsletters. He started on Monday and is ME for “Sidekick” and “Money Scoop.” Bentley has been at Fortune since June 2015, first as a digital editor. He previously worked at Circa 1605 as a senior editor. Bentley holds a bachelor’s degree […]

Fortune hires Lutz as director of social and audience

Fortune magazine has hired business journalist Ashley Lutz to be its director of social and audience. She will start in mid-December. Lutz has been at Leaf Group as its director of content and audience development in the performance brands and partners department. Leaf Group brands include Well + Good, Society6, Livestrong, and Only In Your State. […]

New Fortune EIC Shontell on her role

New Fortune editor in chief Alyson Shontell writes for the December 2021/January 2022 print issue of the magazine about her role. Shontell writes, “When I was first approached about the opportunity to lead this storied publication, I was 278 days pregnant. Zoom ahead, and I now have a 5-month-old daughter, and I’m writing to you as Fortune‘s first […]

Ex-Fortune journalist testifies at Theranos trial

Former Fortune journalist Roger Parloff whose cover magazine story of Theranos Inc. founder Elizabeth Holmes helped vault her to fame testified Thursday at her criminal trial about how he was drawn into writing about the company, reports Joel Rosenblatt of Bloomberg News. Rosenblatt reports, “After the Fortune story, Holmes was the subject of glowing write-ups by other […]