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
Shortage of skilled workers national problem
Published 12/11/2013 at 7:04 p.m.
The skills shortage has spread far beyond Memphis.
Canceled marathon big blow to Downtown
Updated 12/10/2013 at 12:09 a.m.
Employment in Memphis hospitality industry still far off the pre-recession high mark.
Ted Evanoff: Memphis will need to get creative to fill hole in pension plan
Updated 12/08/2013 at 12:02 a.m.
Memphis faces a decision on the city's municipal pension fund.
Ted Evanoff: Face of cotton has changed in Memphis
Updated 12/01/2013 at 12:06 a.m.
Cotton industry remains centered in Memphis.
Lafayette's Music Room returning to Overton Square with live music, chef Chandler's menu
Updated 11/20/2013 at 6:32 p.m.
Touring bands will play again at Overton Square under plans by prominent Memphis restaurateurs to bring a night club to the revived Midtown entertainment district.
Lyme disease research by Memphis scientist lands $1M prize
Published 11/14/2013 at 5:22 p.m.
Memphis-based U.S. Biologic has won the $1 million Global Food and Health Innovation Challenge prize for efforts to stop the spread of Lyme disease.
ServiceMaster's TruGreen to split off as separate company
Published 11/14/2013 at 2:57 p.m.
A year after losses piled up at TruGreen, ServiceMaster Co. will split off the residential lawn care division as a separate business.
MATA launches search for new leader as riders fret about service cuts
Published 11/10/2013 at midnight
As the money losing Memphis bus system sets out to find a new general manager, one point is clear: The people who ride the bus need the system to stay up and running.
U.S. economy showed unexpected gain during summer
Published 11/07/2013 at 6:34 p.m.
Stocks fall despite unexpected surge in nation's GDP.
Fred's scaling back inventory, but pharmacy unit helps profit margin
Updated 11/07/2013 at 6:40 p.m.
Memphis-based Fred's Inc. on Thursday reported October sales volume rose 2 percent.
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