Josephine Wilson oversees content on the RWJF website. Wilson views her position at the Foundation as an opportunity to accomplish “important work that enables people to live healthier, happier lives.”
Previously, Wilson was a political journalist in Washington, D.C. As a staff writer at Politico and, before that, The Hill newspaper, she covered congressional politics, the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns, and the 2006 mid-term elections. During that time she appeared as a political pundit on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, and CBS’s “Face the Nation.”
Prior to covering politics, Wilson helped produce two news documentaries for PBS’ Frontline, “Bigger than Enron” and “The Wall Street Fix,” the latter of which won the 2003 Emmy Award for Best Documentary on a Business Topic. She has also contributed science articles to Scientific American, The Christian Science Monitor, OnEarth Magazine and DiscoverMagazine.com. Wilson holds an undergraduate degree in computer science from Williams College.
Wilson lives in Princeton with her husband, Robert, a post-doctoral researcher in neuroscience at Princeton University.