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TheStreet.com editor Morrow named to Reynolds chair

June 19, 2009

TheStreet.com editor in chief David Morrow has been named the first Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism at the University of Nevada-Reno.

Morrow has been at TheStreet.com since 2001, supervising a staff of 65 reporters and editors. The site has won numerous honors, including “best enterprise reporting” and “best commentary” from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers last year. More than eight million unique visitors come to the site each month.

Morrow was inducted this year into the Digital Hall of Fame by the Media Industry Newsletter.

Before coming to TheStreet.com, Morrow was articles editor of SmartMoney magazine and a feature writer there, a business reporter for The New York Times, and a reporter for Fortune magazine.

“David has the perfect combination of deep experience in business news plus the understanding of journalism on the Internet that is so important to our school,” said Jerry Ceppos, dean of the Reynolds School of Journalism, in a statement. “He embodies so much of what we do: Marry the values of traditional journalism with whatever platform works best for delivery of that journalism.”

“I am elated to join the staff at the Reynolds School at Nevada, Reno, and to be in a position funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation,” Morrow said in a statement. “Both are on the cutting edge of guiding the future of business journalism, not only in teaching the next generation of professionals but in steering the future of the profession.”

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