John Huey

JOHN HUEY has been a writer, editor and publishing executive for more than 40 years. He began his career on newspapers in Georgia before joining the Wall Street Journal where he spent 13 years as a reporter, bureau chief, and managing editor of The Wall Street Journal/Europe. He joined FORTUNE in 1988 and worked at Time Inc. for the next 24 years. As editor of FORTUNE he won numerous awards, including being named one of America’s top ten magazine editors by the Columbia Journalism Review. As Time Inc.’s Editor-in-Chief he oversaw editorial content at the country’s largest magazine publisher, including Time, Fortune, People, and Sports Illustrated.  In 1990 he co-authored Sam Walton’s bestselling autobiography: “Made in America.” In 2012 he attended Harvard’s Kennedy School as a Shorenstein Fellow, where he co-authored  “Riptide-An Oral History of the Epic Collision Between Digital Technology and the News Business.” In 2013, Huey received the Gerald Loeb Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Overseas Press Club, and the board of the George Foster Peabody Awards at the University of Georgia. In recent years he has hosted a podcast for Garden & Gun Magazine and contributed travel pieces and columns to various magazines.