John Carney

The Wall Street Journal

John Carney is a writer at the Wall Street Journal and former senior editor at He covers Wall Street, hedge funds, financial regulation and other business news. Previously, Carney was the editor of Business Insider’s and He has also written for The New York Times, The New York Sun, Page Six Magazine, Gawker,, The Daily Beast, Time Out New York, Fortune and New York magazine. Carney practiced corporate law at firms such as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Latham & Watkins, primarily representing banks, hedge funds and private equity firms. He received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.