About Ted Evanoff
Ted Evanoff was named business editor of The Commercial Appeal in 2013.
Evanoff has been a reporter and editor specializing in economic development and business since he graduated in 1977 from the University of Michigan, where his focus was history and economics.
Evanoff worked as a business writer for The CA from 1989 to 1994. He moved on to cover the auto industry for the Detroit Free Press, then the economy for the Indianapolis Star before returning to Memphis in 2011.
He is co-author of At the Crossroads: Middle America and the Battle to Save the Car Industry, an examination of the Detroit bailout published in 2009.
His wife Abbay, a former Memphis cotton merchant, is an economics teacher in Memphis employed in the Shelby County school system.
- Business editor
09/18/2013 - current
- Business reporter
07/26/2011 - 09/17/2013
Florida carrier cuts Mid-South passenger flights
Published 04/16/2014 at 1:22 p.m.
A Florida startup airline has decided to stop Mid-South flights less than two years after stepping in to fill the void left by Delta.
Doctors insist Medicare figures are wrong
Updated 04/10/2014 at 5:21 p.m.
Dr. Jorge Salazar says there’s no way he received $2.2 million in Medicare reimbursements in 2012.
Fred's reports slight bump in monthly sales, flat year-to-date
Updated 04/11/2014 at 12:16 a.m.
Memphis-based retailer Fred’s Inc. reported March sales rose only slightly, a sluggish performance that mirrored rival Family Dollar, which Thursday said it will cut jobs and close 370 stores.
Feds ask Verso for more merger information
Updated 04/04/2014 at 12:04 a.m.
Merger would more than triple Verso's sales
Memphis Black Arts Alliance asks for $100,000 in donations
Published 04/02/2014 at 6:45 p.m.
Arts group asks for $100K in donations
Industrial vendor rides Memphis' factory surge
Published 03/24/2014 at 11:54 a.m.
Despite the nation’s slow economic recovery, Process & Power Inc. reported sales nearly doubled in six years.
Tenn. jobless rate eases to 6.9 percent
Published 03/20/2014 at 5 p.m.
Tennessee employers add 38,000 jobs in last year
FedEx exec says carrier may consider launching a Memphis venture fund
Updated 03/18/2014 at 4:02 p.m.
FedEx Corp. senior executive Richard Smith said he will explore the idea of the Memphis carrier starting a venture fund to invest in local companies.
Paragon files for charter, forms holding company
Updated 03/11/2014 at 12:33 a.m.
Paragon aims to boost economic development under state charter
Tennessee factory employment sagged
Updated 03/08/2014 at 12:54 a.m.
Tennessee's jobless rate fell but the industrial rebound has stalled.
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