Alan Hughes is the Chief Content Officer for Hughes Communications Consulting LLC, a content creation and content marketing firm that specializes in small business and the financial services industry.
An award-winning journalist with more than a quarter century in the field, Hughes previously was Multimedia Editorial Director for Black Enterprise, the leading business publication for African American professionals. There he oversaw business, finance, entrepreneurship and technology content for print, online, broadcast and events platforms.
Earlier in his career, Hughes was an editor at BusinessWeek Online, where he covered the financial markets, writing a twice-weekly overview of the stock and bond markets for the publication’s website. Prior to that, he spent six years analyzing financial markets for Standard & Poor’s, the preeminent provider of financial services information.
A New York City native, Hughes is a graduate of Rutgers University and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He also completed advanced executive education courses at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.