Longtime Wall Street Journal staffer Jon Hilsenrath has left the publication after 26 years and is starting “new endeavors.”
Hilsenrath was a senior writer for The Journal, where he has written about economics and finance since 1997. He has worked as a writer and editor in Hong Kong, New York and Washington, D.C.
Many of his stories have focused on causes and consequences of economic and financial crises. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2014 for his coverage of the Federal Reserve; part of a Journal team that was a Pulitzer finalist in 2009 for coverage of the financial crisis; and contributed on-the-ground reporting to the Journal’s 9/11 coverage which won a Pulitzer in 2002.
He graduated from Duke University in 1989 and was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow and M.B.A. graduate from Columbia Business School in 1996.