David J. Morrow, who led TheStreet.com as editor in chief for eight years and delivered some of the company's biggest successes, died Monday night after a monthlong battle with cancer. He was 49.Morrow -- "Dave" to anyone who knew him -- led TheStreet's editorial teams from 2001 to 2009 before becoming the first Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism at the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada. During his 27-year journalism career, Dave left his imprint on many of the most influential media of our time, including SmartMoney magazine, The New York Times, The Detroit Free Press and Fortune magazine. >>Jim Cramer's Tribute to Dave Morrow At TheStreet, Dave's vision of no-nonsense journalism with an original voice is embodied in columns such as "The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street," among other initiatives. He encouraged reporters to write in their own style and always have something unique to say.
|Dave Morrow, 1960-2010|