David Callaway (journalist)

David Callaway (born 1963) is an American journalist.

Early life and educationEdit

In 1986, he received a bachelor's degree and in 1987 he received a master's degree, both in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.[1]


From October 1987 to January 1994, Calloway was a reporter for the Boston Herald, where he co-wrote a daily financial column on the Financial District, Boston.[1]

From January 1994 to March 1999, Callaway was a reporter at Bloomberg News and led a team of financial reporters throughout Europe covering investing as well as the Northern Ireland peace process and the introduction of the Euro.[1]

In March 1999, Callaway joined MarketWatch. He held the positions of executive editor and managing editor. He won two Society of American Business Editors and Writers awards for a weekly commentary column he wrote for 12 years.[1]

In July 2012, he became editor-in-chief of USA Today.[1]

In June 2016, he left USA Today to become CEO of TheStreet.com.[2] He left the company in February 2019.

In March 2020, Callaway founded Callaway Climate Insights, a digital newsletter tied to the intersection of climate change and finance.

Personal lifeEdit

He is married to Nanci Tolan Callaway, and they have a daughter, Alexandra, born in 1993.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "USA TODAY names David Callaway its new editor-in-chief". USA Today. July 10, 2012.
  2. ^ Yu, Roger (June 9, 2016). "USA TODAY editor Callaway leaving to become TheStreet CEO". USA Today.