Allan Sloan

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Allan Sloan is an American journalist, formerly senior editor at large at Fortune magazine.[1]

Sloan was born in Brooklyn, New York and is a 1966 graduate of Brooklyn College and a 1967 graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He attended the Jewish Theological Seminary for two years while he was an undergraduate at Brooklyn College.[2]

He is a veteran journalist who worked at Newsweek before being hired by Fortune, and has spoken about the economy on TV shows such as Charlie Rose, The Colbert Report and regularly on American Public Media's Marketplace found on NPR.

In 2008, Sloan won the Gerald Loeb Award for the seventh time. The prize was given for his story "House of Junk", which showed how subprime mortgages "went bad".[3]


  • 1975 Gerald Loeb Award for Large Newspapers for "Utility Rates: Too High or Too Low?"[4][5]
  • 1985 Gerald Loeb Award for Magazines for "Full Speed Ahead - Damn the Torpedoes"[6]
  • 1991 Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary for "Deal" columns[7]
  • 1993 Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary for "Deal" columns[4]
  • 1998 Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary for selected columns[8]
  • 2001 Gerald Loeb Lifetime Achievement Award[9]
  • 2008 Gerald Loeb Award for Magazines for "House of Junk"[3]


  1. ^ Roush, Chris (20 February 2015). "Biz journalism legend Sloan has left Fortune". Talking Biz News. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Allan Sloan Biography", PBS, retrieved April 24, 2010
  3. ^ a b Altman, Joseph (June 30, 2008), "N.Y. Times wins 3 Loeb Awards; Sloan gets his 7th", Newsvine, Associated Press, archived from the original on February 25, 2012, retrieved April 24, 2010 – via Internet Archive
  4. ^ a b "Historical Winners List". UCLA Anderson School of Management. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  5. ^ "Royster wins Loeb Award for financial journalism". The New York Times. September 25, 1975. p. 64. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  6. ^ Starkman, Dean (2014). The Wathdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism. New York: Columbia University Press. p. 89. ISBN 978-0-231-53628-8.
  7. ^ Thomson, Susan (June 1991). "Loeb Winners Announced" (PDF). The Business Journalist. 30 (1). Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing. p. 3. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  8. ^ "Winners and Finalists in Loeb Competition Announced". The Write News. May 19, 1998. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  9. ^ "Financial Journalists Chosen For 2001 Gerald Loeb Honors". The New York Times. June 1, 2001. Retrieved February 4, 2019.

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