Carol Loomis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Carol Junge Loomis
Born (1929-06-25) June 25, 1929 (age 86)
Nationality  United States
Education Drury College, University of Missouri
Occupation Journalist and senior editor-at-large at Fortune
Years active Since 1954

Carol Loomis (born June 25, 1929) is an American financial journalist, and senior editor-at-large at Fortune magazine.[1][2]

Education[edit]

Carol Junge Loomis attended Drury College, and graduated from the University of Missouri, with a Bachelor of Journalism degree in 1951.[3]

Career[edit]

Loomis had the longest tenure of any employee in Fortune magazine's history, having joined the staff in 1954 as a research associate and retired on July 1, 2014.[4] In 1966, she coined the term "hedge fund".[5] In 1976, she was appointed to the Advisory Committee on Federal Consolidated Financial Statements.[citation needed] In 1980, Loomis was one of six panelists at the presidential debates of Ronald Reagan and John B. Anderson.[3] She retired from Time/Fortune magazine in July 2014 after a tenure of over 60 years with the company.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Loomis is a "longtime friend of Warren Buffett's, the pro bono editor of his annual letter to shareholders, and a shareholder in Berkshire Hathaway."[2]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]