Chatham University

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Clare Ansberry

Clare AnsberryClare Ansberry is bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal's Pittsburgh office. She joined the Wall Street Journal as a reporter in 1985, covered several of the paper's major beats and now concentrates on conceptualizing and editing stories for reporters, while also writing features about aging and community.

She has won numerous journalism awards and is the author of the book, The Women of Troy Hill, published by Harcourt and co-author of "Comes the Peace: My Journey to Forgiveness," published by Simon & Schuster. Both books grew out of stories she wrote for the Wall Street Journal.

She graduated from St. Francis University, Loretto, Pa. with a B.A. in English. She and her husband, Matt Smith, live in Mt. Lebanon and have three children, Jessie, Peter and Eli.