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Biz journalist Gilman hired as Newsweek editorial director

April 2, 2019

Posted by Chris Roush

Hank Gilman

Longtime business journalist Hank Gilman has been named to the newly created role of editorial director at Newsweek magazine.

Working on both online and print content, he will be reporting directly to editor in chief Nancy Cooper.

Previously, Gilman spent eight years as deputy editor of Fortune magazine. Earlier in his career, he worked as a senior editor at Newsweek and a reporter at the Boston Globe and the Wall Street Journal.

He is also the author of the Portfolio/Penguin book, “You Can’t Fire Everyone,” and co-founder of the editorial content firm High Water Press LLC.

Gilman received The Minard Editor Award from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and the Gerald Loeb Foundation in 2011.

“I’m excited to return to Newsweek working with Nancy and her talented editorial team to cover everything from politics and health care to the environment and technology. It’s a terrific opportunity,”said Gilman in a statement.

Cooper also announced that Melissa Jewsbury has been promoted to managing editor. She previously served as the news organization’s production director.


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