Kimberley Strassel is a member of the editorial board for The Wall Street Journal. She writes the weekly Potomac Watch column from her base in Washington, D.C. Strassel joined Dow Jones & Company in November 1994, working for The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels, and then in London.
In 1999, she transferred to the domestic Journal’s New York bureau, and soon after moved to the Journal’s editorial page. She worked as a features editor and then an editorial page writer, and assumed her current position in November 2005.
An Oregon native, Strassel earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.