Jared Sandberg is a senior special writer in the New York bureau of The Wall Street Journal. He writes the Journal's Cubicle Culture column, which chronicles some of the absurdities of office life.
Prior to rejoining the Journal in October 2000, Mr. Sandberg was a senior writer for Newsweek magazine, covering the Internet and the Microsoft antitrust trial among other major technology stories. He originally joined the Journal's foreign desk in New York in November 1991. He became a reporter in November 1993 and initiated the paper's coverage of the Internet. From November 1994 to August 1998, he primarily covered the Internet and on-line services.
Mr. Sandberg began his journalism career as an intern for the MacNeil Lehrer NewsHour in 1990 and became an associate producer. He spent a brief period in 1991 as a news researcher for Reuters.
In 2003, Mr. Sandberg was a member of a team of Journal reporters awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for a series of stories that exposed corporate scandals, elucidated them and brought them to life in compelling narratives. Mr. Sandberg also shared a Society of American Business Editors and Writers award with other Journal reporters for their “What’s Wrong” series, for an article on how companies hide executive compensation.
Born in Manhasset, N. Y., Mr. Sandberg graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and received a bachelor's degree with a double major in English and Latin from Columbia College in New York.