Newman, ex-Bloomberg employee, dies

Scott Newman, who was the primary contact at Bloomberg for many daily newspaper business editors for more than a decade, has died. Newman, who worked at Bloomberg for 14 years, left Bloomberg in 2011. Before leaving, Newman was director of content syndication at Bloomberg, working with media organizations to develop partnership ideas with Bloomberg. He was […]

Teller, former Philly Inquirer deputy biz editor, dies at 99

Oscar Teller, who was the real estate editor and deputy business editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer, has died at the age of 99. Bonnie Cook of The Inquirer writes, “Mr. Teller was the paper’s real estate editor for two decades, and worked for a time as deputy business editor. He retired in 1977 after a 30-year career. […]

Born, former WSJ and Barron’s reporter, dies at 95

Roscoe Born, who wrote for The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s out of their Washington bureaus, died Sept. 30 at the age of 95. Tim Hrenchir of the Topeka (Kans.) Capital-Journal writes, “He left the State Journal in August 1957 to join the Washington, D.C., Bureau of the Wall Street Journal. The State Journal, an afternoon […]

Personal finance columnist Yip lived for her work

Joe Simnacher of the Dallas Morning News writes about the paper’s personal finance columnist Pamela Yip, who died Sunday at the age of 59. Simnacher writes, “Maria Abad, Yip’s partner of nearly 20 years, said Yip ‘lived for her work.’ “‘She loved what she did, educating everyone about personal finance,’ she said. “Abad met Yip in Houston in […]

Yip, longtime personal finance columnist, dies

Pamela Yip, a longtime personal finance columnist for the Dallas Morning News, died Sunday morning after fighting cancer for three years. She was 59. Yip had recently taken a buyout offer from the Morning News and left the paper in September. She had been a board member of the Society of American Business Editors and […]

Yount, former WSJ Radio anchor and union president, dies

Steve Yount, former president of the Independent Association of Publisher’s Employees and a news anchor on Wall Street Journal Radio, died Wednesday at the age of 64. A story on the union’s website states, “During his term as president, Steve led IAPE to a significant organizing victory at the former Dow Jones ‘Harborside’ location in […]

Dow, legendary Toronto biz writer, dies at 77

Alastair Dow, a well-known business reporter and editor for the Toronto Star, died this week at the age of 77. May Warren of The Star writes, “A business journalist, he won national awards for his stories on Loblaws and ‘the plight of Bay Street brokers near the bottom of a steep stock market decline,’ according to […]

Taylor, former WSJ executive editor, dies at 87

Frederick Taylor, a former Wall Street Journal executive editor who spent more than 30 years at the paper and was known for fiercely defending journalism and his staffers, died Monday at age 87. Nathan Becker and Neil Haggerty of The Journal write, “Mr. Taylor was the Journal’s managing editor from 1970 to 1977, then served […]

Shields, biz editor of Windsor Star, dies at 83

Bill Shields, the former automotive reporter and business editor of the Windsor Star in Canada, died Friday at the age of 81. Brian Cross of the Star writes, “Former Chrysler spokesman Walt McCall said his company had as good a working relationship with Shields as it could possibly have with a reporter, meaning officials could […]

Bernhard, former VP of editorial at ACBJ, has died

Kent Bernhard Sr., the longtime vice president of editorial at American City Business Journals, died Friday at the age of 72. Before he retired in 2010, he oversaw news and editorial operations of American City’s 40 metropolitan business newspapers, as well as the company’s editorial research, business data collection operations and Washington bureau. He also […]