In 2003 Mr. Pollock was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist in the editorial writing category for “his clear, compelling editorials on the Food and Drug Administration's delay in approval of new cancer drugs.” He has also won the Joanie Award (2005) for a series of editorials on lung cancer treatment, and a special media award (2003) from the Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs. In 2002, he was named runner-up in the inaugural Frederic Bastiat Prize for Journalism awards held in London. The Bastiat Prize honors journalists whose writing supports the institutions of a free society such as economic liberty and the rule of law, especially in the developing world.
Mr. Pollock also appears regularly on CNBC and Fox News television, and on WABC radio.
Mr. Pollock joined The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels as an editorial page writer in 1995. He moved to the domestic Journal in May 2000 as an assistant editorial features editor, and was also the editor of the weekly “Manager’s Journal” column. He became an editorial page writer in January 2002 and was named to his current position in 2005.
Born in Buffalo, N.Y., Mr. Pollock received a bachelor’s degree from Yale University.