The Wall Street Journal 2012
The Wall Street Journal received the Excellence in Online Journalism Award for its multiple platform coverage of the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision.
Peter Landers is the assistant bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal’s Washington, D.C. bureau overseeing Energy and legal coverage, after holding a variety of editing positions in the U.S. and overseas. Before joining the Journal in 1999, Mr. Landers served as the bureau chief for Far Eastern Economic Review from 1997 to 1999. He has worked with the Associated Press as a Tokyo bureau reporter and is fluent in Japanese. Born in Brooklyn, he graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in classics and East Asian studies. He now lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and two children.
Tim Hanrahan is the Online Editor and a deputy bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal’s Washington, D.C. bureau. At the Journal he has been assistant managing editor of WSJ.com in New York and managing editor of the Wall Street Journal Europe in London. Born in Washington, he graduated from Haverford College in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He now lives in Bethesda, Md., with his wife and two children.
Sheila Courter is the real-time editor for the U.S. News desk of The Journal. She helps develop national news coverage online, with a focus on breaking news and analysis, and was named to this inaugural post in 2010. Ms. Courter joined the Journal in 1993, and has been hub desk chief and day editor, page-one slot, deputy copy chief and night editor. Ms. Courter received a Masters of Journalism from Temple University and a bachelor’s in English and communications from Villanova University.
Jess Bravin covers the Supreme Court for The Wall Street Journal, following postings as United Nations correspondent and editor of the weekly WSJ/California. He received the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for coverage of law and terrorism after 9/11 and the U.N. Correspondents Association’s Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize for reporting on the International Criminal Court. Mr. Bravin attended Harvard College and the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), and while in law school served on the UC Board of Regents and the City of Berkeley Police Review Commission. He is a contributor to several books and the author of Squeaky: The Life and Times of Lynette Alice Fromme. Bravin’s forthcoming book, The Terror Courts (Yale University Press, February 2013), is based on a decade of reporting on military commissions prosecutions at Guantanamo Bay.