Shawn Young is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal covering telecommunications from New York. Ms. Young began her career at the Journal in 2000.
Before joining the Journal, Ms. Young was the telecommunications reporter at USA Today and a special writer for Dow Jones Newswires focusing on telecommunications.
Before becoming a business reporter, Ms. Young covered local politics and general news at the Greensboro (N.C.) News & Record, The Durango (Colo.) Herald and the Telluride (Colo.) Times-Journal..
Ms. Young has won numerous awards for her reporting, including for a collaborative effort at Dow Jones Newswires that resulted in an award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Ms. Young is a New York City native and a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University. She did graduate work in political theory and literature at Princeton University.