Peggy Noonan is an opinion columnist on the Wall Street Journal the place her column, “Declarations,” has run since 2000.
She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2017. A political analyst for NBC News, she is the creator of 9 books on American politics, historical past and tradition, from her most up-to-date, “The Time of Our Lives,” to her first, “What I Saw at the Revolution.” She is one in every of ten historians and writers who contributed essays on the American presidency for the e-book, “Character Above All.” Noonan was a particular assistant and speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan. In 2010 she was given the Award for Media Excellence by the dwelling recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor; the next yr she was chosen as Columnist of the Year by The Week. She has been a fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, and has taught within the historical past division at Yale University.
Before getting into the Reagan White House, Noonan was a producer and author at CBS News in New York, and an adjunct professor of Journalism at New York University. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up there, in Massapequa Park, Long Island, and in Rutherford, New Jersey. She is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University in Rutherford. She lives in New York City. In November, 2016 she was named one of many metropolis’s Literary Lions by the New York Public Library.