Jim Ellis is chief of correspondents at BusinessWeek in New York. He manages the magazine’s global network of correspondents in 22 domestic and international news bureaus. Ellis started his career at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He joined BusinessWeek in 1980. His writing and managerial talents were recognized by the publication, earning him frequent promotions in the Chicago, Atlanta and New York bureaus. Ellis specialized in covering the airline, aerospace, defense, packaged food and soft drink industries. Ellis is active in many professional organizations and diversity initiatives. He serves as a commentator on finance issues on network and cable stations. Ellis earned his bachelor of journalism degree from the Missouri School of Journalism in 1976.
Updated: July 13, 2012