Senior Editor, Grape Collective
John Brecher is known for long-form journalism at The Wall Street Journal, which won seven Pulitzers during his tenure as Page One Editor; as well as breaking news (City Editor of The Miami Herald); and mentoring (Executive Editor for Enterprise at Bloomberg News and Executive Story Editor at USA Today Network). He has led writing courses at major companies. He and his wife, Dorothy J. Gaiter, created the Journal’s wine column, which they wrote for 12 years. They invented Open That Bottle Night, a celebration of wine and friendship that was a question on Jeopardy! They are the parents of two daughters, a senior copywriter at Noom and a professional drummer who recently played Fallon with Springsteen.