Mark Maremont is a special projects editor at The Wall Street Journal, based in Boston. He joined the paper in May 1997 as a senior special writer in Boston and has done feature writing for the paper, focusing on general corporate coverage and investigative articles. He was named deputy bureau chief in Boston in June 2000, and was named to his current position in January 2005.
Mr. Maremont began his journalism career as a New York based telecommunications editor at Business Week. He later moved to London as a correspondent for the magazine and returned to the U.S. as bureau chief of Business Week's Boston bureau in July 1992.
Most recently, Mr. Maremont was part of the Wall Street Journal team that received the 2007 Pulitzer Gold Medal for Public Service for the comprehensive probe into back dated 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.
In 2003, Mr. Maremont was a member of a team of Journal reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for a series of stories about corporate scandals. Mr. Maremont won a 2006 Best in Business award in the explanatory category, sponsored by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, for his Oct. 1, 2005 article on executives using corporate jets to play golf. In 1997, Mr. Maremont won a Gerald Loeb Award in the magazine category for his 1996 Business Week cover story "Abuse of Power," reporting sexual harassment at Astra USA Inc. He was a finalist in the 1996 National Magazine Awards in the reporting category for his 1995 cover story on Bausch & Lomb Inc.
A native of Chicago, Mr. Maremont graduated magna cum laude and with honors from Brown University in Providence, R.I., with a bachelor's degree in history. He also was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism