John Carreyrou is the deputy chief of The Wall Street Journal’s health and science bureau in New York.
Mr. Carreyrou has spent his entire career with Dow Jones & Company. From 1995 to 1997, he was a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires in Jersey City, N.J. In 1997, he moved to Paris as a reporter for Newswires, where he remained until 1999, when he became a reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Brussels. In 2001, he returned to Paris to cover France for the Journal. In 2004, he was named deputy chief of the Journal’s Southern Europe bureau.
Mr. Carreyrou moved to New York in 2006 to cover the pharmaceutical industry for the Journal. He assumed his current position in July 2007. He splits his time between writing about health care, editing a group of reporters and helping drive the paper’s health and science coverage.
In 2003, Mr. Carreyrou was part of a team of Journal reporters who won the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for their coverage of corporate scandals. Also in 2003, Mr. Carreyrou won the German Marshall Fund’s Peter R. Weitz junior prize for excellence in European reporting. In 2004, he shared the German Marshall Fund’s senior Weitz prize with other Journal reporters for a series on the feud between the U.S. and Europe over the Iraq war. In 2007, he was part of a team of Journal reporters who won the New York Press Club’s consumer award for its coverage of health care.
Born in New York, Mr. Carreyrou received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University. He currently resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn with his wife, Molly, and their three children, Sebastian, Jack and Francesca.