James T. Areddy
Shanghai Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
James T. Areddy is a Shanghai, China-based correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. In his two decades reporting for the US newspaper and Dow Jones & Co., he has written stories for many sections of The Journal and its affiliate publications. He has appeared on radio and television. In China, his coverage is primarily business, broadly defined to include finance trends, as well as the political, social, environmental, and international pressures arising from the country's massive economic transformation.
He was a joint winner of both the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting and the Overseas Press Club of America's Malcolm Forbes Award 2010, plus has received awards from the Society of Publishers in Asia. He moved to Shanghai in 2002 after a scholarship year at California's Stanford University within the program John S. Knight Fellowships for Professional Journalists. Previously, Mr. Areddy spent over eight years based in Hong Kong for Dow Jones, where he traveled and reported throughout Asia. His journalism career began in New York City with The Journal and Dow Jones in the late 1980s. Earlier post-college jobs included research at a bank, staff of a sportscasting association, restaurant service, and taxi driving.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Business Administration at Marquette University, where he specialized in Finance and Marketing.