Gerard Baker

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Full name: Gerard Baker

Area of interest: Economics, US and World Affairs

Journals/Organisation: The Wall Street Journal | The Times

Email: gerard.baker@the-times.co.uk

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Website: TimesOnline / Gerard Baker

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Networks: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gerard-baker/7/186/59b

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About: "Deputy editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones since the start of 2009. His responsibilities range across the full spectrum of the company’s journalism, from the daily print and online editions of the Journal to Dow Jones Newswires." - ceocouncil.wsj.com

Education: Corpus Christi College, Oxford: Philosophy, Politics and Economics, BA

Career: Worked for the Bank of England as a research analyst and in the City as an economist, joined London Weekend Television as a reaearcher and then moved to BBC as a producer in current affairs, including Panorama; moved to print journalism with the Financial Times, 1993: Tokyo correspondent; Washington Bureau Chief; joined The Times in 2004: United States Editor and Assistant Editor of The Times; joined the Wall Street Journal, 2009: deputy editor in chief

Current position/role: deputy editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones

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Viewpoints/Insight: One of the Signatories of the Statement of Principles of the Henry Jackson Society (info)

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Awards/Honours: Finalist, Gerald Loeb Award for business journalism in the field of commentary - for his writing on US economics

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Remit/Info: US Economy, foreign policy, politics

Section: Comment

Role: United States Editor, and an Assistant Editor of The Times

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Email: gerard.baker@the-times.co.uk

Website: TimesOnline / Gerard Baker

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Day published: varies, usually Friday

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Average length: 1000 words

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  • Not Their Finest Hour - Britain's elections ended in an anti-climax, revealing a crisis of governance - The Wall Street Journal, 8th May 2010

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