Clare Ansberry

Clare Ansberry

Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Clare Ansberry writes the Turning Points column for The Wall Street Journal, exploring the various turning points in people’s lives. She was previously the Journal's Pittsburgh bureau chief, overseeing coverage of various industrial industries, while also writing about issues involving aging, family, community and people with developmental disabilities.

She is the author of “The Women of Troy Hill: The Back-fence Virtues of Faith and Friendship,” about a community of women growing older together on a small hilltop neighborhood. She also co-authored the book “Comes the Peace, My Journey to Forgiveness” about a young man’s journey to reconnect with his family. Both books are based on stories she wrote for The Wall Street Journal. A graduate of St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa., she has been awarded the Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Award, a Casey Medals Award, and the Darrell Sifford Memorial Prize in Journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism.

To contact her, email Follow her on Twitter @clare_ansberry

Latest Articles

Turning Points

For parents, the return home often means shelving retirement plans, facing new worries about their child’s emotional and mental health.

May 15, 2022


Popular cloth masks might not offer enough protection against the fast-spreading variant, doctors say. Here is what you need to know about stronger options.

March 23, 2022

Turning Points

Within one circle of family and friends in the U.S., perceptions of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine reflect wider differences in history, age and experience.

March 22, 2022

Turning Points

The increasing number of older caregivers is adding a layer of fragility to the nation’s already strained family care-giving system, long the backbone of long-term care.

February 9, 2022


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