Arlene Weintraub was named a senior writer for BusinessWeek's Science & Technology department in September 2007.
Weintraub joined BusinessWeek's Los Angeles bureau in 2000, covering info tech and biotech, and moved to the Sci-Tech team in New York in 2004. She has produced a string of cover stories, elegant features, and investigative pieces. Her 2006 cover story "Forever Young" won awards from the New York Press Club and Association of Health Care Journalists. She received an American Society of Business Publication Editors Gold Award in feature writing for the 2004 cover story "I Can't Sleep."
Prior to joining Businessweek, Weintraub was a senior editor at P.O.V. magazine in New York, where she wrote about a wide variety of issues, including e-commerce. Weintraub also worked at Home Office Computing, Individual Investor, and Tucson Lifestyle magazines, and she contributed stories about business and finance to a number of publications, including The New York Times.
Weintraub received her bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. In her spare time, she plays oboe and flute in chamber music groups.