WSJ’s Berzon joining its investigative team
Alexandra Berzon, who has been covering gambling and casinos for The Wall Street Journal, is moving to the investigations team at the paper.
She will remain based in the Los Angeles bureau.
Berzon’s investigations in 2008 into a spate of construction worker deaths on the Las Vegas Strip won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service when she was at the Las Vegas Sun
She joined the Journal in 2009 as the gambling industry reporter and has delivered numerous memorable stories and scoops – from the man who gambled away $127 million to a dramatic split within Steve Wynn’s casino empire to famous poker pros who ended up being accused of running a Ponzi scheme.
Berzon was also a key member of Journal teams that reported the Deep Water Horizon crisis, covered mass shootings in both Colorado and Arizona, jumped on the tragic fertilizer plant explosion in Texas and examined the roots of the Tea Party.
She graduated from Vassar College and Cal-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.