Bloomberg Names Stephen Colvin Head of Bloomberg Live

He joins from Robb Report.

Bloomberg Media has named Stephen Colvin head of Bloomberg Live, the company’s global events division.

Colvin most recently served as CEO of Robb Report Media. He previously worked for Dennis Publishing and helped create its U.S. branch. He also served as president of The Daily Beast and CEO of The Newsweek Daily Beast company.

“I’ve known Stephen for a long time, having worked with him more than a decade ago at The Week,” said Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith, in a statement. “It was there that I realized the power of live events. Arguably one of the oldest forms of media, live events is one of the fastest-growing segments of the media industry and are critical to executing a successful, modern multi-platform media strategy.”