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Sharon Weinberger

National Security Editor,
The Wall Street Journal


Sharon Weinberger is the national security and foreign policy editor at The Wall Street Journal. Previously, she was the Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Yahoo News, and before that, the executive editor for news at Foreign Policy magazine. Her third book, published in 2017 by Knopf, is "The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World." She has held fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, MIT’s Knight Science Journalism program, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the International Reporting Project at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She has written on military science and technology for the New York Times, New York Magazine, the Washington Post, the Financial Times, Wired magazine, Nature, BBC, Discover, and Slate, among other publications.

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