Damian Paletta

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Damian Paletta is an American journalist who covers economic policy for The Washington Post.[1][2] He was previously a White House correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.


Paletta received a B.A. from Boston College in 1999. He completed a MS in Journalism at the University of Missouri in 2002.


Paletta started at The Wall Street Journal as a reporter covering the fall-out from the 2008 financial crisis.[3] In 2011, Paletta won the Scripps Howard Raymond Clapper Award and the Sigma Delta Chi award for Washington correspondence.[4]

He was named a White House correspondent after the 2016 election.[5] He was reassigned to cover intelligence and national security in 2017.

Paletta joined The Washington Post as a White House economic policy reporter in 2017. Paletta has appeared on WNYC and C-SPAN.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Damian Paletta, The Washington Post".
  2. ^ "Damian Paletta, Authors at World Economic Forum". World Economic Forum. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  3. ^ "Damian Paletta - News, Articles, Biography, Photos - WSJ.com". WSJ. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  4. ^ "Announcing winners of the 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for journalism". www.spj.org. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  5. ^ Sterne, Peter. "Wall Street Journal reshuffles Washington bureau". POLITICO Media. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  6. ^ "People - Damian Paletta | WNYC | New York Public Radio, Podcasts, Live Streaming Radio, News". WNYC. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  7. ^ "Damian Paletta | C-SPAN.org". www.c-span.org. Retrieved 2019-02-18.