James Bandler is a reporter at The Wall Street Journal. Based in
Mr. Bandler joined the Journal in September 1999 as a health care and education writer for its New England regional edition and later covered media companies from
Mr. Bandler began his journalism career as a Sunday Features Writer for the Rutland Herald and Barre Times Argus in
Most recently, Mr. Bandler was part of the Wall Street Journal team that received the 2007 Pulitzer Gold Medal for Public Service for the comprehensive probe into backdated stock options. He is also the recipient of seven other honors for this series including; Philip Meyer Award for Precision Journalism, George Polk Award for business reporting, National Headliner Award for business news coverage, Gilbert and Ursula Farfel Prize for Investigative Journalism, Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, SABEW (Society of American Business Editors and Writers), Business Journalist of the Year.
Mr. Bandler graduated with honors from