Ellen Joan Pollock has been named Executive Editor of BusinessWeek magazine. In her new role, Ms. Pollock will be responsible for the editorial operations of BusinessWeek's global print edition. She succeeds John Byrne, who was named Executive Editor/Editor-in-Chief of BusinessWeek.com in June.
Before joining BusinessWeek, Ms. Pollock spent 18 years at The Wall Street Journal. She most recently served as the Deputy Page One editor, managing the senior group of wordsmiths who make up the Page One staff, and editing many important pieces, including much of the series on corporate scandals that won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. She also supervised a series about living with cancer that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for beat reporting.