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BusinessWeek hires deputy corporations editor from Fortune

September 2, 2008

Matt Boyle has been hired at BusinessWeek as deputy corporations editor, according to an internal e-mail announcement from senior editor Diane Brady.

BusinessWeekBrady writes, “He joined us as Deputy Corporations Editor last cycle and immediately pumped out a MOB story on Heinz (no pun intended). Matt comes to us from Fortune, where he had worked since 2000, covering a daunting range of corporate stories. Before that, he was at PR Week and Computer Publishing and Advertising Report (his first job out of

“For all his journalism experience, though, he says it was his summer job as a doorman at an Upper East Side co-op that taught him the most about human nature.

“Matt lives in Riverdale with his wife, two-year-old daughter and four-month-old son. When not trying to catch up on sleep, he’s an ardent fan of the New York Mets and the Giants—and wants all softball fanatics to know that he bats left-handed and plays a ‘very capable’ first base. Please join me in welcoming him.”

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