|Foreign Editor, The Wall Street Journal
John Bussey is the foreign editor of the Wall Street Journal, responsible
for the paper's overseas correspondents and coverage.
John joined the Journal in 1983 as a reporter in the paper's Chicago
bureau and later worked in the Journal's Cleveland and Detroit bureaus.
In 1988, he was made a writer and editor on the front-page staff
in New York. He was subsequently chief of the combined Wall Street
Journal and Asian Wall Street Journal Tokyo bureaus, and then economics
editor, again based in New York. He became foreign editor in 1994.
Previous to joining the Journal, he was a reporter for the South
China Morning Post in Hong Kong while on a Henry Luce Foundation
fellowship; a reporter for the Charleston Gazette in West Virginia;
and an assistant to the marketing director of the Washington Star
in Washington, D.C.
John is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American
Council on Germany and is a board member of the Overseas Press Club.
He also provides daily commentary for CNBC, the business cable channel
of NBC News. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1979.