Columnist

Shirley Leung

Shirley Leung is a columnist writing on everything from the intersection of business and politics to gender issues in the workplace. She is also a WGBH contributor to “Boston Public Radio” and “Greater Boston,” as well as a regular guest on New England Cable News.

She was a finalist in 2015 and 2017 for the Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary.

Previously, Leung was the Globe’s business editor, where she oversaw its award-winning coverage of the 2008 financial crisis. Prior to the Globe, Leung was a staff reporter at the Wall Street Journal. A graduate of Princeton University, Leung started her career at her hometown paper, The Baltimore Sun.

She is a working mom of two and lives in Milton with her husband who is also a journalist.

Latest stories

Shirley Leung

‘I’ve been smacked wide awake.’ Tom Ashbrook reflects on his firing

By , Globe Staff

The former host of WBUR’s “On Point” talks about how he was fired for being a toxic boss, and what he would have done differently.

Shirley Leung

WEEI is taking a step in the right direction with ‘sensitivity training’ for all employees

By , Globe Columnist

Some of you may think my end goal all along was to have bad-behaving hosts fired. Not true. That’s not how you change the culture of the place.

Shirley Leung

WEEI loses more advertisers in wake of Fauria incident

By , Globe Columnist

Citizens Bank, the Massachusetts State Lottery, and the Massachusetts Health Connector have cut ties with the station.

Two state agencies end advertising on WEEI

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Health Connector and the Massachusetts Lottery have pulled advertising following racially insensitive comments by a radio host.