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Daniel Henninger is a conservative American commentator. He serves as the deputy editorial page director of The Wall Street Journal, and is a Fox News contributor.

Daniel Henninger
Born1945/1946 (age 73–74)[1]
ResidenceRidgewood, New Jersey
EducationGeorgetown University


Early lifeEdit


Henninger serves as the deputy editorial page director of the Wall Street Journal, and is a contributor to Fox News. He also writes a column named "Wonder Land", which appears in the Journal every Thursday.[3][4][5] In the 1980s he wrote most of the Journal's editorials on drug regulation.[6] He is a frequent guest on the Saturday Fox News show Journal Editorial Report, in which he discusses current issues with fellow editorial page writers and guests. (A transcript of the discussion appears on the following Monday.)

He won the George Loeb Award for commentary in 1985,[1] the 1995 American Society of Newspaper Editors' Distinguished Writing Award for editorial writing and the 1997 National Journalism Award for editorial writing. He shared in the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.

Personal lifeEdit

Henninger is a onetime resident of Ridgewood, New Jersey.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Journal reporter, editor win Gerald Loeb Awards". The Wall Street Journal. May 1, 1985. p. 8.
  2. ^ "Columnists".
  3. ^ Henninger, Daniel. "Henninger: Clinging to Guns – and Abortion –". Retrieved April 18, 2013.
  4. ^ Henninger, Daniel (October 19, 2012). "Henninger: The Un-President –". Retrieved April 18, 2013.
  5. ^ "Search Results - Wall Street Journal".
  6. ^ Henninger, Daniel (2002). "Drug Lag". In David R. Henderson (ed.). Concise Encyclopedia of Economics (1st ed.). Library of Economics and Liberty. OCLC 317650570, 50016270, 163149563
  7. ^ "Don't Panic: The case against fleeing Iraq. Plus New Jersey's Senate race and more.", The Wall Street Journal, October 30, 2006. Accessed September 26, 2007. "Henninger: ... I used to live in Ridgewood, N.J., a town of about 35,000 people."

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