Peter Coy Biography

Peter Coy
Peter Coy is economics editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. He writes on a wide range of domestic and international issues. He contributes to the magazine’s Opening Remarks column, cover stories, news section, and online coverage. He also appears frequently on radio and television. Mr. Coy joined BusinessWeek, the predecessor to Bloomberg Businessweek, in 1989 as telecommunications editor. He became technology editor in 1992, associate economics editor in 1997, and economics editor in 2001. He came to BusinessWeek from the Associated Press, where he worked from 1980 to 1989 in Albany, Rochester, and New York.  Before that, Mr. Coy was a reporter for the Waterbury (Conn.) Republican. Mr. Coy holds a B.A. in history from Cornell University.