Bret Stephens


Bret Stephens

Bret Louis Stephens is a writer and news commentator for the Wall Street Journal. He was editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem Post in 2002-2004. [cite web
url=http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/Page/AboutUs&cid=1123495332668
title=Jerusalem Post - Breaking News from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World
accessdate=2008-07-02
work=Jerusalem Post
quote=The Jerusalem Post Editors: ...2002-2004 Bret Stephens
]

Biography

Bret Stephens was born in 1973 and grew up in Mexico City. After graduating Middlesex School, Stephens went to the University of Chicago and the London School of Economics. [cite web
url=http://www.jewishtoronto.net/page.aspx?id=57756
title=Youth not wasted on Jerusalem Post's Bret Stephens
accessdate=2008-07-02
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] Stephens is married to Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim and has two children.

Career

Stephens began his career at the Journal as an op-ed editor in New York and later worked as an editorial writer for the "Wall Street Journal Europe" in Brussels. He is currently a member of the editorial board and writes a weekly column called "Global View," taking over from George Melloan who has retired.

Between 2002 and 2004 he was editor-in-chief of the "Jerusalem Post", the youngest person ever to hold that position. In 2005, Stephens was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, where he was previously a media fellow. He also writes for "Commentary" magazine. [cite web
url=http://www.opinionjournal.com/bios/bio_stephens.html
title=The Wall Street Journal Online - OpinionJournal
accessdate=2008-07-02
work=Wall Street Journal
(WSJ staff biography)
]

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