John Huey is an American journalist and editor. He became “Time Inc.’s” sixth editor-in-chief on January 1, 2006. In this role, he oversees the editorial content of more than 150 magazines, including “Time”, “Fortune”, “People”, “In Style” and “Sports Illustrated”. He is also responsible for the editorial content of the company’s websites and brand extensions. Huey also serves as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and on various non-profit boards.
In 1997, while running Fortune, Huey was named Advertising Age’s Editor of the Year. In 1998, he was named Adweek’s Editor of the Year; and, under his leadership, Fortune was named to Advertising Age’s list of the best magazines in both 1999 and 2001. Also in 2001, Fortune was ranked No. 1 on Adweek’s “Hot List” of the industry’s top 10 magazines. Huey was named one of the top 10 magazine editors in the country by the Columbia Journalism Review.
In 1992, he co-authored “Sam Walton: Made in America”. The book was on “The New York Times” best-seller list for several months.