Crain’s New York Business has hired Cory Schouten to be its editor in chief.
“I’m excited to lead a great and growing team chronicling business in the business capital of the world—at a critical moment,” said Schouten on Twitter.
He has been The Wall Street Journal’s formats editor to oversee newsletters, calendars and other new formats.
Before that, he led The Journal’s newsletter revamp. Schouten helped its newsletters grow and improve in quality, and he has played a key role in launching the fast-growing Future of Everything, Grapevine and Women In and the Election + Business newsletters.
Before Schouten joined the Journal, he was an editor at the Columbia Journalism Review and the Indianapolis Business Journal. He led the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing as a board member and then president before completing the Knight-Bagehot fellowship at Columbia.
He has won multiple SABEW awards for his editing and writing, including for investigative reporting and beat reporting.