John Wilke is a reporter and news editor in the Washington bureau of The Wall Street Journal. He writes about law enforcement and government regulation, covering federal courts, the Justice Department and other agencies.
In July 1989, Mr. Wilke joined the Journal as a reporter in the Boston bureau, covering technology. He moved to the Washington bureau in May 1995 and covered economics and the Federal Reserve until December 1996 when he began covering government technology policy, the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department. He was appointed to his current position in November 1999.
Mr. Wilke began his journalism career in 1983 as an intern at The Washington Post. He joined BusinessWeek as a Washington correspondent in 1984 and became a staff writer for the Boston Globe in 1986.
A native of New York, Mr. Wilke received a bachelor's degree in psychology and biology from the New College in Sarasota, Fla. He has a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.