Jen Wieczner (pronounced vee-ETCH-ner) is a staff writer at Fortune Magazine in New York. She covers a broad array of business topics, with a focus on finance, health care and pharmaceuticals. Her recent stories include magazine features on tech startup Dataminr as well as Best Buy, and the female executives leading the retailer’s turnaround. She has also profiled Mylan CEO Heather Bresch for Fortune’s annual Most Powerful Women issue, and Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush, a member of the presidential family determined to revolutionize the health care industry.
Wieczner joined Fortune in 2013 after covering health care and the Affordable Care Act for MarketWatch and The Wall Street Journal. She has also written for SmartMoney, The Atlantic, Fast Company, WSJ.Money, New York Magazine, Edible Manhattan, Boston Magazine, Glamour and Marie Claire.
Originally from Boston, Wieczner graduated from Northwestern University outside of Chicago with a B.S. in journalism.