Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Bloomberg News, to Speak at WWS, April 3
Matthew Winkler, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Bloomberg News, will present a public talk titled, "The Peril of Financial Dark Arts: How the West Got Lost Emulating Secretive Swiss Universal Banking," at the Woodrow Wilson School on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Winkler's presentation is part of the School's "Economic Recovery" thematic lecture series.
Under Winkler’s direction, Bloomberg News has grown to include 1,900 editors and reporters in more than 150 bureaus serving print and broadcast media throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia. The news service produces more than 5,000 stories daily on the economy, companies, governments, financial and commodity markets as well the arts and sports.
Winkler received the 2007 Gerald Loeb Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing “exceptional career achievements in business, financial and economic news writing,” the 2007 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences “Emmy” Lifetime Achievement Award for business and financial reporting, and the 2003 New York Financial Writers’ Association Elliott V. Bell Award for making a “significant long-term contribution to the advancement of financial journalism.” He also received the National Council for Research on Women award in 2010 for promoting women.
Winkler is co-author of “Bloomberg by Bloomberg” and author of “The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors.” Between 1991 and 1994, Winkler wrote the “Capital Markets” column for Forbes Magazine. From 1980 to 1990 he reported for the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and news services of parent Dow Jones & Co. in New York and in London. Winkler also was a New York-based reporter and assistant editor at The Bond Buyer (1978-1980), and a reporter for the Ohio-based Mount Vernon News (1976-1977).
The event will be archived online for later viewing on the Woodrow Wilson School’s Webmedia site – http://wws.princeton.edu/webmedia.
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