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Gregg Wirth

I am an award-winning investigative journalist, editor and research specialist
with deep experience covering a variety of subjects,
including Wall Street, securities markets,
financial industry regulation and white-collar crime.

Job History
 
 
October 2014 to present............Content Manager for the Legal Executive Institute
I am the content manager for Thomson Reuters' Legal Executive InstituteMy duties include developing editorial content for the Legal Executive Institute blog site, and collaborating with legal authors, editing content, writing blog posts, conducting podcast interviews, and researching story ideas.

 
April 2002 to present............Managing Editor for Thomson Reuters
I also work as a managing editor on several monthly legal publications owned by Thomson Reuters, including The M&A Lawyer, Securities Litigation Report and Wall Street Lawyer. My duties include editorial development, editing and writing content, conducting interviews, and researching story ideas.
 
March 2000 to present.................................Independent journalist
I have been a self-supporting investigative journalist since Spring 2000. I spent time as a contributing editor for IDD magazine, a Wall Street trade magazine. My written work has been published in Legal Strategy Review (U.K.), Business Week, international editions of Newsweek, and several daily newspapers, including the New York Post, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Detroit News.
 
 
January 1998 to March 2000............Reporter for the TheStreet.com
I covered Wall Street for TheStreet.com, an Internet financial news magazine. My duties included writing editorial content, performing financial analysis on corporations and investment firms, understanding capital markets and the general economy, researching subjects and conducting interviews.

Education

 

Masters degree..........I received a Masters degree in Journalism from Columbia University in 2000.

I completed the Mid-Careers Masters program that allows qualified participants to create their own discipline outside the School of Journalism. I formed and completed a program of Labor Studies, taking classes in political science, economics, history and sociology that pertained to labor and organizing.

Awards
 
June 2010................I was granted a Freelance Fellowship Award by Investigative Reporters & Editors to examine how well companies have complied with laws requiring them establish and maintain internal whistleblower protections for employees.
 
October 2009............I was granted a fellowship by the Carnegie Legal Reporting Program at Syracuse University's Newhouse School. My investigative project involved looking at how recent Supreme Court decisions have heightened pleading standards in shareholder lawsuits that claim fraud against company management. 
 
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