Jesse Eisinger

Jesse Eisinger

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Jesse Eisinger is a Senior Reporter and Editor at ProPublica. Prior to this, he was a Dealbook Columnist at the New York Times. He was also a Columnist for The Wall Street Journal, where he covered markets and finance. In April 2011, Eisinger and a colleague won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series of stories on questionable Wall Street practices that helped make the financial crisis the worst since the Great Depression. His work has appeared in many publications, including The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and The Baffler.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Eisinger was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting in 2011 and 2015.
  • He was the winner of the Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary in 2015. 
  • He was named a New America Fellow in 2016 and 2017.
  • He serves on the advisory board of the University of California, Berkeley’s Financial Fraud Institute.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.