Paul Glader


Paul Glader is an entrepreneur, journalist and professor based in New York City. He teaches courses in journalism, writing, and media entrepreneurship as an associate professor at The King’s College. He also is founding director of the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute at King's. He was the Laventhol / Newsday visiting professor at Columbia Journalism School in Spring 2018. He runs the business reporting program of the Dow Jones News Fund.


An award-winning journalist, Glader spent 10 years as a staff writer at The Wall Street Journal, covering a variety of beats including technology, travel, metals/mining, health/science and finance. He's written for countless other publications including The Washington Post, The Indianapolis Star, The Associated Press, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Der Spiegel Online.


As a non-profit executive within higher education, Glader has written several grants totaling more than $3 million to launch and manage several journalism training projects and non-profit news organization sites such as 6x8Portraits and He has served as an editor and consultant to large companies in Europe and the United States. He was part of an early team that helped develop WSJ Pro at The Wall Street Journal. He created a successful investigative reporting site that covered education and edtech. He once owned the domain name He enjoys indie rock music as well as surfing, snowboarding and traveling with his wife and two daughters.


Glader has a BA in Political Science from The University of South Dakota, a Master’s in Journalism and certificate in economics from Columbia University and is completing an Executive MBA with the Berlin School of Creative Leadership.