Matt Winkler Steps Down at Bloomberg

matthew-winklerMore changes at Bloomberg News, this time involving veteran editor-in-chief Matt Winkler, who is stepping down. Winkler has been editor of Bloomberg News for the past 24 years. According to an announcement, Winkler will become “editor-in-chief emeritus.”

“Winkler will play a vital role at Bloomberg, working directly with Mike Bloomberg on strategic initiatives, conducting high-profile interviews of global newsmakers and bringing his insights and expertise to the most important and market-moving stories,” added the Bloomberg announcement.

John Micklethwait, most recently editor of The Economist, is succeeding Winkler. Micklewait had been editor of The Economist since 2006.