Columnist, The Wall Street Journal
Clare Ansberry writes the Turning Points column for The Wall Street Journal, exploring the various turning points in people’s lives.
She was previously the Journal's Pittsburgh bureau chief, overseeing coverage of various industries, while also writing about issues involving aging, family, community and people with developmental disabilities.
She is the author of “The Women of Troy Hill: The Back-fence Virtues of Faith and Friendship,” about a community of women growing older together on a small hilltop neighborhood. She also co-authored the book “Comes the Peace, My Journey to Forgiveness” about a young man’s journey to reconnect with his family. Both books are based on stories she wrote for The Wall Street Journal.
A graduate of St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa., she has been awarded the Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Award, a Casey Medals Award, and the Darrell Sifford Memorial Prize in Journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism.