Jason L. Riley — Opinion Columnist, Upward Mobility at The Wall Street Journal

commentary for Fox News. Jason Riley is an opinion columnist and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He also provides television commentary for Fox News.

Jason L. Riley

Jason Riley has been a Wall Street Journal opinion columnist since 2016, where his column Upward Mobility is published. He is a senior fellow of the Manhattan Institute, and he provides television commentary to various news outlets.

Mr. Riley is a Bradley Prize winner for 2018. He has written four books, including: "Let Them in: The Case for Open Borders" (2008), "Please Stop Helping us: How Liberals make it harder for Blacks To Succeed" (2014), and "False Black Power?" Mr. Riley, a 2018 Bradley Prize recipient, is the author of four books: 'Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders' (2008); 'Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed' (2014); 'False Black Power?'

Mr. Riley began working for the newspaper in New York in 1994, as a copy-reader on the national news desk. In 1995, he moved to the editorial pages, became a senior editor in 2000 and a member the Editorial Board. He joined the Manhattan Institute as a fellow in 2015.

Born in Buffalo, New York in 1939, Mr. Riley holds a Bachelor's Degree in English from State University of New York in Buffalo.

He also worked at USA Today and Buffalo News.