BusinessWeek staffers departing


The following is a list of BusinessWeek staffers departing the weekly business magazine in the wake of Wednesday’s reorganization. The departures came as the magazine was closing its investment outlook double issue, which made the closing even more hectic.

Some of the following took buyout offers, while others were laid off.

Tony Bianco. As mentioned Wednesday, Bianco is a longtime senior writer at the magazine and the author of a number of books, including “The Bully of Bentonville: How the High Cost of Wal-Mart’s Everyday Low Prices is Hurting America.� He also wrote “Rainmaker,� a biography of the former Wall Street deal maker Jeff Beck. His official title was national correspondent.

– Margarita Eiroa. Eiroa worked in the photo department as a traffic manager.

– Photo director Larry Lippman.

Amy DunkinAmy Dunkin, an associate editor who worked in personal business. I worked with Amy during my tenure at BusinessWeek and found her to be a great editor.

Jeff Laderman, a senior editor at the magazine. Another outstanding business journalist. He was the author of the “BusinessWeek Insider’s Guide to Mutual Funds.”

Steve Rosenbush, a staff writer for

– Gail Edmondson, a senior correspondent in the Frankfurt bureau, was the only bureau person affected.

Then there were supposedly four from the business side who also lost their jobs. The cuts were supposed to happen Tuesday but for some reason got pushed to Wednesday, said one editor.