Susanne Craig is a New York-based reporter for The Wall Street Journal. She focuses on stories about the brokerage industry and firms such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers.
Prior to joining The Wall Street Journal in April 2001, Ms. Craig was a reporter for various publications, including The Globe and Mail, where she also served as the publication's New York bureau chief, and the Financial Post. Both publications are based in Toronto.
In 2009, Ms. Craig was part of a team of Journal reporters who were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for National Affairs Reporting for their coverage of the collapse of America's financial system. That coverage won the Institute on Political Journalism's Excellence in Economic Reporting Award. That same year, Ms. Craig was also honored with awards from the New York Newspaper Publishers Association, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the National Headliner Club.
In June 2005, Ms. Craig and a group of fellow Journal reporters won the Business Award from the New York Press Club for their "Open Secrets" series, exposing questionable activities in a broad range of financial areas. In June 2004, Ms. Craig, along with colleagues Ianthe Jeanne Dugan, Theo Francis, and Kate Kelly, received the Loeb Award for Deadline Writing for "The Day Grasso Quit as NYSE Chief." In April 2004, Ms. Craig won two Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) awards: one for the article, "The Day That Grasso Quit" in the Breaking News category (along with fellow Journal reporter Kate Kelly); the other for the article, "Grasso Is NYSE's $10 Million Man," in the Spot Enterprise category (along with Ms. Kelly and fellow Journal reporter Charles Gasparino). In February 2004, the American Society of Newspaper Editors named Ms. Craig, along with fellow Journal reporters Ianthe Jeanne Dugan and Kate Kelly, finalists for the Jesse Laventhol Prize for deadline news reporting by a team. In October 2003, she and fellow Journal reporter Kate Kelly jointly received an award from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University for spot news coverage of the New York Stock Exchange. In 2000, while working at The Globe and Mail, Ms. Craig was part of a team that won a National Newspaper Award for a series of stories on insider trading.
Born in Calgary, Alberta, Ms. Craig received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Calgary. She currently resides in New York City.