Newsday biz news leader McGough retires
Bob McGough, the assistant managing editor of business at Newsday, has retired.
He joined the paper in September 2011.
McGough previously spent nearly two decades at Dow Jones, starting at The Wall Street Journal covering mutual funds and writing the “Heard on the Street column.” After that, he became deputy editor of health and science at the paper.
He joined Dow Jones Newswires in 2006, where he led financial services, personal finance and practice management reporting groups.
McGough, a Rice University graduate, also worked at Forbes magazine from 1981 to 1987 and Financial World from 1989 to 1992.
Last night, the @newsday biz staff celebrated the retirement of our editor/leader @bob_mcgough. Thank you for the fine editing, teaching. All the best for life’s next chapter. pic.twitter.com/6vHRJYqNaA
— James T. Madore (@JamesTMadore) January 19, 2019