David Joachim

David Joachim

Faculty: Adjunct
Phone: 202-862-0369

Areas of Expertise

Business, financial, technology and government reporting; newspaper editing and newsroom management


David S. Joachim is the weekend Washington editor of The New York Times, overseeing the paper’s Washington report online (Saturdays and Sundays) and in print (the Sunday and Monday editions).

Before Washington, he participated in The Times’s coverage of the financial crisis as the paper’s banking editor and weekend business editor in New York. He contributed to the 2008 series “The Reckoning,” about the causes of the crisis, which won a Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business Journalism and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in the public service category. He has also written for many sections of the paper.

Mr. Joachim joined The Times as a copy editor in 2005 after spending a decade in the technology press. He got his start at Newsday on Long Island. Articles under his byline have appeared in Newsweek, Newsday, Dow Jones, Slate, Advertising Age and Computerworld, among other publications. He is a past president of the Deadline Club, the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Mr. Joachim is a 1993 graduate of Stony Brook University in New York. He lives in Capitol Hill with his wife, Jade-Snow, a GW alumnus, and a national/foreign photo editor at The Washington Post.

His Twitter handle is @davidjoachim. More information can be found at www.davidjoachim.com



Stony Brook University, 1993

Classes Taught

SMPA 3195 Reporting on Business and the Economy