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Pollock departs editor’s role at Bloomberg BusinessWeek

November 17, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Ellen Pollock
Ellen Pollock

Ellen Pollock, who has been editor of Bloomberg BusinessWeek for the past 13 months, has left the position, multiple sources have confirmed.

Pollock had been with the magazine since 2007. She previously was deputy editor and took over the top spot after Josh Tyrangiel left.

Pollock was previously with The Wall Street Journal for 18 years. At The Journal, Pollock served as deputy Page One editor, responsible for managing the senior group of writers on the Page One staff, and edited many prominent pieces, including much of the series on corporate scandals that won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting.  Pollock also supervised a series about living with cancer that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for beat reporting.

Previously, Pollock was a senior writer at The Wall Street Journal, reporting on such topics as corporate fraud, shareholder activism, and the Whitewater scandal, and an editor specializing in legal issues.  Prior to joining the Journal in 1989, she was a reporter at The American Lawyer magazine and editor of The Manhattan Lawyer, a weekly.

Pollock is the author of “The Pretender: How Martin Frankel Fooled the Financial World and Led the Feds on One of the Most Publicized Manhunts In History” (2002; Wall Street Journal Books/Simon & Schuster) and “Turks & Brahmins” (1991; Simon & Schuster) about a revolution inside a Wall Street law firm.

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