Tom Wright


Tom Wright is Asia Economics Editor at The Wall Street Journal. He is an editor and reporter with 20 years of experience at the highest levels of journalism, with a proven track record of taking complex political, economic and financial issues and turning them into engaging narratives. His team’s reporting on a US$6 billion Malaysian financial scandal won the 2016 Gerald Loeb Award for international reporting and was a Pulitzer finalist. He has conducted investigative projects, involving the use of government records and corporate financial statements. His experience also includes managing teams of reporters to create award-winning journalism. In a series of international postings, Wright has shown the ability to work under stressful and even dangerous conditions.