Editor-in-Chief, President and Chief Executive
Steiger is the editor-in-chief, president and chief executive of ProPublica, an innovative nonprofit organization that produces investigative journalism. He is also the chairman of the Committee to Protect Journalists and a trustee of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, based in Miami, which supports transformative programs in areas including journalism and community development.
Steiger began his journalism career in 1966 as a reporter in the San Francisco bureau of The Wall Street Journal. He held numerous positions at the paper, culminating in his appointment as managing editor in 1991, a position he held until 2007. Under his leadership, The Wall Street Journal's reporters and editors won 16 Pulitzer Prizes.
Most importantly, he was once the boss of Walt and Kara and we always listened to him.