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Longtime auto journalist White retires

June 3, 2024

Posted by Chris Roush

Joe White
Joe White

Joe White, the global automotive correspondent for Reuters, has retired.

He has been in that role since January 2022 writing the Auto File newsletter and about the auto and transportation industries. White joined Reuters in January 2015 as the transportation editor leading coverage of planes, trains and automobiles, and later became global automotive editor.

Prior to joining Reuters, he worked for more than 20 years as a reporter, global automotive editor and bureau chief at the Wall Street Journal, where he worked across Detroit, Brussels and Washington, D.C. He also served as a news editor and management reporter.

White is co-author (with Paul Ingrassia) of “Comeback: The Fall and Rise of the American Automobile Industry,” and he and Ingrassia shared the Pulitzer Prize for beat reporting in 1993.

He has also reported for Connecticut Law Tribune/American Lawyer, St. Petersburg Times and The Vineyard Gazette in Edgartown, Massachusetts.

White is a Harvard University graduate.

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