Susan Pulliam is a reporter for the Money & Investing section of The Wall Street Journal. She writes "Heard On The Street" columns and stories about Wall Street.
In November 1990, Ms. Pulliam joined the Journal as a New York based reporter covering insurance and later covered pensions and institutional investing. She began writing "Heard On The Street" columns and Wall Street stories in 1992.
Ms. Pulliam began her journalism career in 1982 as a reporter at the Indianapolis Business Journal. She was a member of the Peace Corps in Thailand from 1983 to 1985. In March 1986, she joined Bank Letter, an Institutional Investor newsletter in New York, and in August 1988, she moved to Corporate Finance magazine.
In 2002, Ms. Pulliam and Journal reporter Randall Smith won a George Polk Award in the financial-reporting category for a series of articles exposing how Credit Suisse First Boston created profits for itself by manipulating the system for promoting initial public offerings. She and a Journal colleague received a 1999 Front Page Award in the specialized reporting category from the Newswomen's Club of New York.
A native of Columbia, Mo., Ms. Pulliam earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism from Indiana University in Bloomington.
She lives in South Orange, N.J.