BLOOMBERG BUSINESS NEWS NAMES GAIL BRONSON MANAGING
EDITOR OF GLOBAL NEWS SERVICE
NEW YORK, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Gail Bronson, an award-winning reporter for the Wall Street Journal and several other leading news magazines, has joined Bloomberg Business News as managing editor of the global news service.
Bloomberg Business News, or BBN, an affiliate of closely-held Bloomberg Financial Markets, was started in 1990 and now employs more than 125 editors and reporters throughout North America, Europe and the Far East.
BBN is a 24-hour full-service newspaper available through a dedicated Bloomberg computer terminal. BBN has news bureaus in New York; London; Tokyo; Singapore; Washington; Chicago; Houston; Princeton, N.J. and Toronto.
Bronson joined BBN after taking a sabbatical at George Washington Law School. Prior to attending law school she was a senior editor at Forbes, where she was responsible for designing and managing the Science and Technology section. Previously, Bronson was an award-winning associate editor at U.S. News & World Report where she developed the magazine's marketing, advertising and entertainment business coverage. Earlier, she was a staff writer for Money magazine.
Bronson initially spent 10 years as a staff reporter at the Wall Street Journal, where she received the American Heart Association's Howard W. Blakeslee Award for her coverage of medicine and science. She covered a variety of beats during her tenure at the newspaper.
"Gail Bronson brings a depth of experience and knowledge that goes well beyond the demands of daily business and financial journalism," said Matthew Winkler, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg Business News. "In addition to providing editorial leadership for all of our growing staff, Gail will continue to write about several subjects, including international affairs, U.S. politics as well as the medical and entertainment industries," Winkler said.
BBN provides live, continuous coverage of the world's corporations and industries, international and domestic politics, governments, financial and commodity markets, arts and collectibles, as well as sports.
Whatever moves markets and involves money is a Bloomberg story. The news service carries breaking news and analysis stories concerning company earnings and operations; banks and loans as well as bankruptcies; energy, oil and precious metals markets; corporate and municipal debt, equity, preferred, currency, money market, and mortgage transactions.
BBN also provides hourly, daily and weekly outlooks as well as wrap- ups about all major stock, bond and various credit markets worldwide.
Subscribers include most of the world's central banks, investment institutions, commercial banks, thrifts, U.S. government offices and agencies, individual state treasurers, public and investor relations concerns, and a broad range of news organizations. Bloomberg stories and market information are transmitted to numerous newspapers worldwide and are regularly carried by such publications as the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune and London's Financial Times. Recent additions to the roster of news organization subscribers include the Washington Post and the Boston Globe.
Editorially independent, BBN is accredited as a news organization by the White House, the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the World Bank, and many other organizations.
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