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Gerald Seib

The Wall Street Journal

Recipient of the 2015 Award for Commentary

Gerald Seib is the Washington bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires. He oversees Washington coverage of a bureau of reporters and editors for both publications. He also writes a weekly column, “Capital Journal,” on politics, national affairs and foreign policy. Mr. Seib appears regularly on networks such as Fox Business News, ABC and CNN.

Mr. Seib has won numerous awards including the Merriman Smith award, the Aldo Beckman award, the Gerald R. Ford Foundation prize, Georgetown University Institute of Diplomacy’s Weintal Prize, and honorable mention in the Edwin Hood Prize for diplomatic reporting from the National Press Club (NPC). Mr. Seib was part of the team from the Journal that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in the “breaking news” category for its coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. In 2004, Mr. Seib was named the winner of the 2005 William Allen White Foundation’s national citation. In 2009 he received the Lee Walczak Award for Political Analysis from the NPC for his Capital Journal columns on the presidential election. In 2012, Mr. Seib won the Loeb Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to financial journalism. Mr. Seib is co-author of the book Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power.

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