Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Bloomberg News
Matthew Winkler is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Bloomberg News, the global news service he founded with Michael Bloomberg in 1990 when he joined the then eight-year-old financial information company Bloomberg L.P. He became a member of the Bloomberg L.P. Board in 2006. Matt is co-author of Bloomberg by Bloomberg (April 1997, John Wiley & Sons) and author of The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors, (2014, Wiley). Between 1991 and 1994, he wrote the Capital Markets column for Forbes magazine. Between July 1980 and February 1990,
Winkler was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and news services of parent Dow Jones & Co. in New York and in London. Winkler 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).
Born in New York City in 1955, Winkler is a graduate of Kenyon College (A.B. in history, honorary doctorate of Laws); trustee of Kenyon and The Kenyon Review; member of the boards of the International Center for Journalists, Committee to Protect Journalists; International Women’s Media Foundation, Columbia Journalism Review, Knight-Bagehot Advisors at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, Africa Leadership Initiative/Bloomberg Media Initiative.