OLD Media Moves

New pub FinancialWeek names editor, sets June 5 date for pilot issue

February 8, 2006

FinancialWeek will be a new publication from Crain Communications Inc., which owns weekly business newspapers in New York, Chicago, Detroit and other markets. It named Robert Hertzberg, a former news editor at Bloomberg, as its editor, in a press release issued today.

Robert HertzbergThe release stated, “Mr. Hertzberg joined FinancialWeek from Source Media, where he had been editorial director for Financial Planning and On Wall Street. He has more than 20 years of experience as a business editor and reporter, including news editor at Bloomberg News, editor of Baseline Magazine, editor of Internet World, and, at different times, editor of Internet Business Report, Open Systems Today and Computer Systems News, three publications from CMP Media.”

Details about the new publication, which will be based in New York, were stated as: “FinancialWeek will launch with a pilot issue on June 5, and will publish every other Monday beginning in September. The publishing frequency will increase to weekly in January 2007. Among the news topics to be covered in a typical issue: economics; financing techniques; risk management; benefits finance; corporate governance; investment management; accounting; information technology; real estate; and compliance and reporting.”

The target audience will be CEOs, CFOs, investor relations managers, and other corporate executives.

Read the press release here.

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