James V. Grimaldi (Washington). James is a senior writer for The Wall Street Journal. He joined the Journal in 2012 after more than a dozen years at The Washington Post, where he won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for uncovering the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal. He worked on “The Hidden Life of Guns” series, which won the 2010 Freedom of Information Medal awarded by Investigative Reporters and Editors. He previously worked for The Seattle Times, The Orange County Register and The San Diego Tribune. He has been a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economics Journalism at Columbia University and a Ferris Professor at Princeton University. A graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, he is past president of Investigative Reporters and Editors.