Paul Vigna is an author, reporter, editor and speaker with more than 30 years of experience in media, with a particular focus on capital markets and cryptocurrencies.
He is the co-author, along with Michael J. Casey, of “The Age of Cryptocurrency” (2015, St. Martin’s Press) and “The Truth Machine” (2018, St. Martin’s Press). He is also the author of “Guts: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead” (2017, Dey Street Books).
He has been featured in the documentaries “Banking on Bitcoin” (2016) and “Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It” (2015).
For 25 years he was a reporter and editor for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal. For the Journal, he pioneered coverage of the cryptocurrency sector, including bitcoin, other digital currencies, and blockchain-related technologies. Before that, he 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 wrote 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.
Vigna is a native of New Jersey and a 1990 graduate of Fairfield University in Connecticut.
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