Deborah B. Solomon is Economics Editor in the Washington, D.C. bureau of The New York Times where she oversees a team of reporters covering economic policy issues including taxes, trade, Treasury, the Federal Reserve and financial regulation. She is also a contributor to special sections at The New York Times.
Prior to joining The Times, Deborah was a director at Brunswick Group in Washington, where she provided strategic advice to senior executives on crisis situations, litigation and regulatory matters.
From 2000 to 2015, Deborah was an editor and reporter at The Wall Street Journal. She most recently oversaw the financial regulatory and law enforcement teams as a news editor in the paper’s Washington bureau. As a reporter, Deborah led The Journal’s coverage of Washington’s response to the 2008 financial crisis and was a finalist, along with several colleagues, for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize. She was also part of a team that won the 2009 Gerald Loeb Award for “The Day That Changed Wall Street.”
In 2003, Deborah was a member of a team of Wall Street Journal reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for the paper’s coverage of the WorldCom scandal, as well as a 2003 Gerald Loeb Award.
Deborah has worked at a range of media outlets, including Bloomberg View, USA Today and the San Francisco Chronicle.