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|Education||University of Pennsylvania, Yale University|
University of Pennsylvania (B.A.)|
Yale University (M.A.)
|Occupation||journalist, music critic|
Early life and education
Josh Tyrangiel graduated high school from the Park School of Baltimore in 1990 where he played on the soccer team and was active in student government. For his senior-year project, he worked as a member of the grounds crew for the Baltimore Orioles. Tyrangiel attended the University of Pennsylvania as an undergraduate, and he received his master's degree in American Studies from Yale University.
After college, Tyrangiel worked at Vibe and Rolling Stone magazines and produced the news at MTV. In 1999, he joined TIME as a staff writer and music critic. He also served as the magazine’s London correspondent and national editor.
In 2006, Tyrangiel was promoted to deputy managing editor at TIME, and he oversaw the magazine’s website homepage. In journalistic circles, Tyrangiel was considered to be the successor to Richard Stengel at the magazine.
In November 2009, Tyrangiel was named editor of BusinessWeek following its acquisition by Bloomberg L.P. In April 2010, Tyrangiel oversaw the rebranding of BusinessWeek into Bloomberg Businessweek and has led the editorial vision of the magazine.
As the editor of the rebranded Bloomberg Businessweek, Tyrangiel was seen as the leader who brought new life to the magazine.
Bloomberg Businessweek has won several magazine awards while Tyrangiel has served as the editor. In 2011, Adweek named Bloomberg Businessweek the most influential business magazine of the year. In 2012, the magazine won the National Magazine Award for general excellence in general interest magazines. Tyrangiel has also received personal honors for his work at Bloomberg Businessweek. In 2009, Tyrangiel was named to The New York Observer’s list of top insurgents for the upcoming year, and in 2012, Tyrangiel was named editor of the year by Ad Age and was named to Crain's New York Business 40 under 40 list.
In November 2013, Tyrangiel was called on to help shape television content for Bloomberg Television. In August 2014, Tyrangiel was promoted to oversee all content on Bloomberg’s media platforms. In October 2015, Tyrangiel stepped down as editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. According to the New York Times, he is in negotiations to join Vice.
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