Paul Vigna is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, and has been a journalist for more than 25 years, as a reporter, editor, and photographer.
He currently covers the cryptocurrency sector, including bitcoin, other digital currencies, and blockchain-related technologies. He formerly was an equities reporter on the MoneyBeat blog, writing about markets, economics, and finance. He was host of both the MoneyBeat show, a daily live webcast, and the MoneyBeat podcast. He also writes about television and arts, with a weekly recap column for “The Walking Dead.”
He has spoken extensively across media, including CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox and Fox Business, and PBS. He has spoken at both South by Southwest and New York Comic Con, myriad other conferences, and at universities like Columbia and UCLA. He is a frequent guest on podcasts, including Chuck Todd’s 1947 Podcast and Barry Ritholtz’s Masters in Business.
He is co-author, along with Michael J. Casey, of “The Age of Cryptocurrency” (2015, St. Martin’s Press) and “The Truth Machine” (Feb. 27, 2018, St. Martin’s Press).
He is also author of “Guts: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead,” (October 2017, Dey Street Books).
Vigna is a native of New Jersey and a 1990 graduate of Fairfield University in Connecticut.