U.S. News and World Report
A versatile journalist, political analyst and blogger, Joseph Williams is a senior editor with U.S. News and World Report, covering social determinants of health for the Healthiest Communities vertical. His work ranges from reporting about the effect “soda taxes” have on cities to the disparities between black and white kidney transplant recipients. During his three-decade career, he has covered law enforcement, national politics and the U.S. Supreme Court, and he has contributed to coverage of the last three presidential campaigns. He has also worked at or written for top publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Miami Herald, The Star Tribune in Minneapolis and The Boston Globe, and has done on-air political analysis for CNN and MSNBC. A Southern California native, Mr. Williams graduated from the University of Richmond and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.