Anita Sharpe is the Atlanta Bureau Chief and an Editor-at-Large on the Projects and Investigations team at Bloomberg News. With more than 2,000 journalists working in more than 150 countries, Bloomberg is one of the largest news organizations in the world. In addition to covering the politics and economy of the southeastern U.S., reporters in Bloomberg’s Atlanta bureau follow everything from Coca-Cola to Delta Airlines to Tiger Woods.
As a health care writer for the Wall Street Journal, Sharpe was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1997 for National Reporting for its coverage of AIDS. Before that, as editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, she directed coverage that twice won the national Gerald Loeb Award, the most prestigious award in financial journalism; in addition, she was an individual Loeb finalist for her coverage of the small loan industry.
A magna cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University, Sharpe lives in Atlanta.