Jen Wieczner is currently a Features Writer at New York Magazine. Previously she worked as a senior writer at Fortune Magazine. She covers Wall Street, finance, business, and cryptocurrency.
Early Life & Education
Jen Wieczner grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. She graduated from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Journalism.
Jen has previously written for the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, SmartMoney, The Atlantic, Fast Company, New York, Edible Manhattan, Boston, Glamour, Harvard Summer Review, and Marie Claire.
Jen joined Fortune in 2013 after covering the healthcare and the Affordable Care Act for MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal.
She was known for her story on the profile of hedge fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen —including his first interview since a record-breaking insider trading scandal; an investigation into a disturbing pattern of hacks at leading Bitcoin exchange Coinbase; and an award-winning feature about Paul Singer's hedge fund Elliott Management, and the controversial tactics that have helped make it today's most successful activist investor.
In April 2021, she began working as a Features Writer at New York Magazine.
Awards & Accomplishments
Wieczner is a winner of a Society of American Business Editors and Writers' "Best in Business" award. She is also one of the 2017 American Society of Magazine Editors “Next” Award honoring journalists under 30.
Jen currently resides in New York City. 
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