BusinessWeek econ editor Coy to join NY Times opinion section
Peter Coy, the longtime economics editor at Bloomberg BusinessWeek, has been hired by the New York Times opinion section.
He will continue to write about economics.
Coy covers a wide range of economic issues and also held the position of senior writer. Coy joined the magazine in December 1989 as telecommunications editor, then became technology editor in October 1992 and held that position until joining the economics staff.
He came to BusinessWeek from the Associated Press in New York, where he had served as a business news writer since 1985.
Before that, Coy worked as a correspondent in the AP Rochester bureau. He began his career at the AP in 1980 as an editor in the Albany bureau. Prior to that, Coy was a reporter for the Waterbury (Conn.) Republican-American.