Paul Gigot is Editor, Editorial Page and Vice President of The Wall Street Journal, responsible for the publication’s Opinion content, including editorials, op-ed articles, book reviews and arts criticism.
He is also the host of the weekly half-hour news program, the Journal Editorial Report, on the Fox News Channel. Paul joined the Journal in 1980 as a reporter in Chicago, and in 1982 he became the Journal’s Asia correspondent, based in Hong Kong. He won an Overseas Press Club award for his reporting on the Philippines. In 1984, he was named the first editorial page editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal, based in Hong Kong. In 1987, he was assigned to Washington, where he contributed editorials and a weekly column on politics, “Potomac Watch,” which won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. In 2010 he received the Bradley Prize from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, which recognizes individuals for “the promotion of liberal democracy, democratic capitalism and the defense of American institutions.” Mr. Gigot is a previous chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College.