Joseph B. White

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Joseph B. White
OccupationJournalist
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationB.A. in English
Alma materHarvard University
Home townNew York City, New York
Notable awardsPulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting
1993
Years active1975–

Joseph B. White is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist known for his work for The Wall Street Journal.

Early life[edit]

White was born in New York City. He attended Harvard University and graduated with a B.A. in English.[1]

Career[edit]

White started his career at the Vineyard Gazette in Edgartown, Massachusetts.[1]

In 1982, White moved to the St. Petersburg Times.[1]

White joined the Hartford bureau of the Connecticut Law Tribune in 1986.[1]

In 1987, White joined the Detroit bureau of the The Wall Street Journal, and became the bureau chief in 1990.[1][2] White and Detroit bureau chief Paul Ingrassia earned the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting "for often exclusive coverage of General Motors' management turmoil."[1] [3] Their reporting also earned a 1993 Gerald Loeb Award for "Deadline and/or Beat Writing",[4][5][2] and they turned it into a book, "Comeback: The Fall and Rise of the American Automobile Industry," in 1994.[1]

White moved to Brussels in 1994 to become the news editor and chief of correspondents for The Wall Street Journal Europe.[1] He returned the Detroit bureau in 1996 as a news editor covering Columbia-HCA Healthcare and auto industry management issues, and again became the bureau chief in 1998.[1] He worked in the Washington, D.C. bureau from 2008 to 2011 covering business regulation and energy policy, and then returned to Detroit to become the Global Auto Editor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Joseph B. White". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Wall Street Journal reporters are named Loeb award winners". The Wall Street Journal. May 19, 1993. p. B5.
  3. ^ "The 1993 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Beat Reporting". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  4. ^ "Media & Entertainment". Los Angeles Times. May 19, 1993. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  5. ^ "Historical winners list". UCLA Anderson School of Management. Retrieved February 1, 2019.