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Ted Evanoff

Title: Business editor
Contact: 901-529-2292 | Send Ted an email

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.

Ted Evanoff

Position History

  • Business editor
    09/18/2013 - current
  • Business reporter
    07/26/2011 - 09/17/2013

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