Beginning next Monday, December 7th, Joel Dreyfuss will be heading up The Root’s editorial team as managing editor.
A journalist and editorial director with more than 30 years experience in print, broadcast, and online publications, Joel was most recently the editor-in-chief of Red Herring, Inc., where he oversaw all print and Web content. Prior to that, Joel has held editorial positions at Fortune Magazine, PC Magazine, Black Enterprise magazine, and Urban Box Office, as well as served as USA Today’s New York Bureau Chief, and an on-staff writer at The Washington Post, The AP, and The New York Post, and Bloomberg, LP. Demonstrative of his expertise across all mediums, he’s also worked as a news producer for KPIX and was an on-air reporter for KQED.
A founder of the National Association of Black Journalists and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Joel Dreyfuss will certainly bring vast knowledge and extensive creativity to his position as managing editor, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to The Root as we enter this next phase of success.Category: Featured, News | Tags: joel dreyfuss, the root