Pearlstine, Norman - from United States

ID: 56
Organization: AAB
Country of meeting: in the year 2017

Journalist, editor and media executive, the executive editor of The Los Angeles Times. He previously held senior positions at Time Inc, Bloomberg L.P. and the Wall Street Journal. Pearlstine worked for the Wall Street Journal from 1968 to 1992, except for a two-year period, 1978–1980, when he was an executive editor for Forbes magazine.

At the Journal, he served as a staff reporter in Dallas, Detroit, and Los Angeles (1968–73), Tokyo bureau chief (1973–76), managing editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal (1976–78), national editor (1980–81), editor and publisher of The Wall Street Journal/Europe (1982–83), managing editor (1983–91), and executive editor (1991–92).

He was named as the interim president of the New-York Historical Society in 1992. Pearlstine was a senior adviser to the Carlyle Group's telecommunications and media group in New York. Pearlstine then joined Bloomberg L.P. in June 2008 as chief content officer, a newly created position. In that role Pearlstine was charged with seeking growth opportunities for Bloomberg's television, radio, magazine, and online products and to make the most of the company's news operations. Pearlstine also served as chairman of Bloomberg Businessweek, the magazine Bloomberg L.P. acquired from McGraw-Hill in 2009, and as co-chairman of Bloomberg Government, a web-based subscription service devoted to coverage of the impact of government actions on business, including legislation, regulation, and contracts.

In October 2013, Pearlstine returned to Time Inc. as chief content officer, a position similar to the one he held at Bloomberg. In July 2017, he announced that he would be retiring from Time Inc.

Carlyle Group Senior Advisor (2006-)
Time, Inc. Editor in Chief (1995-2005)
Dow Jones Vice President
Forbes Executive Editor (1978-80)
The Wall Street Journal Managing Editor (1968-92)
The New York Times copyboy
The Philadelphia Inquirer internship
The Allentown Evening Chronicle internship
American Academy in Berlin President & CEO
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Carnegie Corporation Board of Trustees (2005)

Activities in the Orangization:
Emeritus Trustee