Full Name
James Fallon
Job Title
Editorial Director
WWD and Fairchild Media Group
Speaker Bio

James Fallon is the editorial director of Fairchild Fashion Media, overseeing editorial for WWD, Footwear News, Beauty Inc and Fairchild Live Media. Fallon has served in leadership positions for over 35 years with Fairchild, most recently as editor of WWD.

Prior to becoming editor, James was London bureau chief for Fairchild Publications for 20 years. In that role, he covered London and areas of continental Europe for all the Fairchild titles, including WWD, the consumer magazine W, the men’s wear publication DNR and Footwear News. During his tenure, he reported on everything from apparel and textiles to telecommunications and supermarkets; the arts to the British royal family, and the enlargement of the European Union to counterfeiting and data security. James served as news editor in the Washington, D.C., bureau of Fairchild Publications for two years before being transferred to London. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in journalism and has a master’s degree in journalism from Stanford University. James lives in Tarrytown, NY.

James Fallon