Kimberley Strassel

Thursday,
February 23

Author, columnist, and editorial board member, Wall Street Journal

Kimberley Strassel is an editorial board member for The Wall Street Journal. She writes editorials and the weekly Potomac Watch political column from her base in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Strassel joined Dow Jones & Co. in 1994, working in the news department of The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels and then in London. She moved to New York in 1999 and soon joined the Journal’s editorial page, working as a features editor and then as an editorial writer. She assumed her current position in 2005.

Ms. Strassel, a 2014 Bradley Prize recipient, regularly participates in Sunday political shows, including CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Fox News Sunday, and NBC’s “Meet the Press.” She is the author of the national best-seller, “The Intimidation Game: How the Left Is Silencing Free Speech,” which chronicles recent attacks on conservative nonprofits, businesses, and donors.

An Oregon native, Ms. Strassel earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and International Affairs from Princeton University. She lives in Virginia with her three children.