Julia Angwin

Journalist & Data Scientist
Julia Angwin

About Julia

Julia Angwin is a senior reporter at ProPublica. From 2000 to 2013, she was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where she led a privacy investigative team that was a finalist for a 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting and won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2010. Her book, Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance, was published by Times Books and shortlisted for Best Business Book of the Year by the Financial Times in 2014. That year, Angwin was named reporter of the year by the Newswomen’s Club of New York. In 2003, she was on a team of reporters at The Wall Street Journal that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for coverage of corporate corruption. Angwin is also the author of Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America. She earned a B.A. in mathematics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University.