Diane Brady Named Sr. Ed./Content Chief at BusinessWeek

Up from BusinessWeek’s senior writer trenches comes Diane Brady, newly named to a senior editor/content chief role at the mag. The appointment’s effective June 1, following Brady’s return from book leave, and when she’s back in the saddle, this’ll be her beat: “print and online content focusing on corporations, management, and strategy coverage.”

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New York, NY, Wednesday, April 23, 2008 — BusinessWeek Senior Writer Diane Brady has been named Senior Editor and Content Chief, it was announced by Editor-in-Chief Stephen J. Adler. In her new role, Ms. Brady will be responsible for print and online content focusing on corporations, management, and strategy coverage. She will assume her new responsibilities on June 1, when she returns from her book leave. Her book, Holy Cross Fraternity, is due out from Spiegel & Grau in Spring 2009.

“Diane’s superb journalistic instincts, combined with her relentless energy, make her the ideal choice for this important post,” said Adler.

Since joining BusinessWeek in 1999, Ms. Brady has received numerous awards for stories she has written. This year alone, three of her stories have racked up awards and citations: “The Pet Economy,” “The Holy Cross Fraternity,” and “Pepsi: Repairing a Poisoned Reputation in India.” She is a past winner of awards in the Deadline Club, Front Page Awards, National Magazine Awards of Canada, and McGraw-Hill Corporate Achievement Awards competitions, among others.

Prior to joining BusinessWeek, Ms. Brady was with the Asian Wall Street Journal, where she was a staff reporter in Hong Kong and other parts of the region for four years. Before that, she was an associate editor at Maclean’s Magazine in Toronto. She was also a speechwriter for the UN Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya.

Ms. Brady holds an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University and a Graduate Degree in communications from the University of Nairobi. She also has an honor’s B.A. in history and political science from the University of Toronto.

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