Allan Sloan joined FORTUNE as senior editor at large in July of 2007. He was previously Newsweek’s Wall Street editor.
Sloan is a six-time winner of the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award, business journalism’s highest honor, and has also won numerous awards and honors during his 35-year business journalism career. In 2001, he received both the Loeb Lifetime Achievement Award and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Prior to his twelve-year run at Newsweek, Sloan was a columnist at Newsday and also held positions at Forbes and MONEY, among other titles. His current FORTUNE columns can be seen in the Washington Post.
He currently contributes to Public Radio International’s “Marketplace,” whose “Sloan Sessions” are broadcast Monday mornings, and frequently appears as a commentator on the PBS television program, “Nightly Business Report.”
Sloan received an M.S. from the Columbia Journalism School and a B.A. from Brooklyn College. A native of Brooklyn, Sloan currently resides in New Jersey with his wife.