Leigh Gallagher is an Assistant Managing Editor at FORTUNE, where she edits feature stories and is responsible for a variety of FORTUNE editorial franchises, including the "Best Companies to Work For" and "40 Under 40" rankings, as well as FORTUNE’s annual Business of Style issue. Leigh is a seasoned business news commentator, appearing frequently on a wide variety of cable and network television programs. She is also a regular biweekly guest on American Public Media’s "Marketplace" on National Public Radio.
Before joining FORTUNE in 2007, Leigh was a senior editor at SmartMoney magazine. Prior to SmartMoney, she spent six years as a writer and reporter for Forbes magazine. Originally from Media, Pennsylvania, Leigh is a graduate of Cornell University and lives in New York City.