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.