Paul Gigot Biography and Wiki
Paul Gigot is an American commentator. He is the editorial page editor and vice president of The Wall Street Journal, a position he has held since September 17, 2001.
Paul Gigot Age and Birthday
He was born Paul Anthony Gigot on 24 May 1955 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. He turns 66 years old in 2021.
Paul Gigot Family
Gigot was born in San Antonio, Texas, and he moved with his family to Green Bay, Wisconsin not long afterward.
Paul Gigot Wife | Married
He likes to keep his personal life private and there is no any news or information about his wife, whether he is married or has any children. He has not had any dating histories or been rumored about being involved in a relationship. He is not a gay but he is a supporter of the gay marriage.
Paul Gigot Education
Gigot is Roman Catholic and studied at Catholic schools for 12 years. He graduated from Abbot Pennings High School in De Pere, Wisconsin in 1973. In 1977, He graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College, where he wrote for and later edited The Dartmouth.
Paul Gigot Career
Before becoming an editor at The Wall Street Journal, Gigot spent 14 years writing the column “Potomac Watch”. He started his career at the Journal in 1980, when he became a reporter covering Chicago, Illinois. From the year 1986 to 1987, Gigot served as a White House Fellow under President Ronald Reagan.
During the 1990s, Gigot was a regular guest on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, appearing in the program’s weekly political analysis segment, alongside Mark Shields, the regular liberal pundit. In 2000, he won a Pulitzer Prize award for his weekly Potomac Watch column in The Wall Street Journal.
He has been described as leading a ‘fatwa’ against the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, via the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal.In 2017, he was alleged to have forced out junior colleague, Mark Lasswell, from The Wall Street Journal the previous summer, after Mark Lasswell continued to publish op-eds critical of Donald Trump. Gigot refused to comment on the personnel change.
Paul Gigot Wall Street Journal (Wsj)
Since 2001, Gigot is the editorial page editor and vice president of The Wall Street Journal.
In this capacity, he is responsible for the newspaper’s editorials, Leisure & Arts criticism, and op-ed articles and also directs the editorial pages of the Journal’s Asian and European editions and the OpinionJournal.com Web site.
In 1982, Gigot became the paper’s Asia correspondent in Hong Kong. While in Hong Kong in 1984, he was placed in charge of The Wall Street Journal Asia.
Under his tenure as editorial page editor and vice president, The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page has been widely criticised for its allegedly partisan, pro-Trump stance.
Paul Gigot Fox News
He is the host of the weekly half-hour news program, the Journal Editorial Report, on the Fox News Channel, a program reflecting the Journal’s editorial views.
Paul Gigot Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of approximately $5 million which he has earned through his career.