Shirley Leung

Interim Editorial Page Editor, Boston Globe

Shirley Leung is the interim Editorial Page Editor at the Boston Globe. She has also been a Globe columnist writing on everything from the intersection of business and politics to gender issues in the workplace. Shirley appears regularly on WGBH’s “Boston Public Radio” and “Greater Boston” as well as New England Cable News. She has been a three-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary, and in 2018, Boston Magazine named her to its list of the “100 Most Influential People in Boston.” Previously, she was the Globe’s business editor, where she oversaw its award-winning coverage of the 2008 financial crisis. A graduate of Princeton University, Shirley started her career at her hometown paper, The Baltimore Sun, and later worked at the Wall Street Journal as a staff reporter. 

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