Media Moves

More on BusinessWeek layoffs

September 29, 2006

The New York Post’s Keith Kelly has some of the names of the editorial staff members at BusinessWeek who lost their jobs on Thursday as part of a layoff.

Aaron BernsteinKelly wrote, “There were no staff announcements on the 12 facing the ax, but Media Ink hears the list includes Chris Summerson, a 28-year veteran who after a long stretch as public relations director, had been the associate editor of business development.

“Also getting their walking papers were Polk Award winner Aaron Bernstein, writer Cathy Yang and editor Liz Weiner.

“The weekly magazine was said to have lost money in 2005, according to one reliable industry source.”

Read more here. Bernstein, in my opinion, was one of the best labor reporters in the country, while Yang had worked out of the Washington bureau. Weiner had been a long-time editor in New York.

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