About me

Tom Wilber has been in the newspaper business for more than 20 years and has written for the Central New York Business Journal and the Watertown Daily Times. For 17 years, he worked for the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin, covering business, health, and environment beats. From 1992 through 2005, he taught various journalism courses as an adjunct at Broome Community College and Binghamton University. He lives with his wife, Julianne, and their two children, Alex and Patricia, in the Town of Union, New York.

BA, English, University of Rochester, 1983; MA, print journalism, Syracuse University Newhouse School, 1989.

Finalist, Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism from New York Public Library, 2013

First Place, Best of Gannett, Beat Reporting, 2010.

First Place, New York State Associated Press Writing Contest, Beat Reporting, 2009-2010.

First Place, New York State Newspaper Publishers Association Contest, Community Service, 2008.


1/18 WESA Essential Pittsburgh
2/12 WSKG Special report
2/15 Capitol Press Room
2/16 FireDogLake Book Salon
2/19 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson NY
3/11 Capitol Press Room
3/20 Bradford County Library, Pa
3/26 Penn Yan, Library, NY
4/4 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
4/8 Oberlin College, Ohio
4/10 Thiel College, Greenville, Pa.
4/23 George Washington University, D.C.
5/22 Revolution Books, NYC
5/30 Joint Landowners Coalition of NY, Albany
7/25 Center for Science & Democracy, UCLA
9/20 Capitol Press Room
9/24, Albany Law School
10/16, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia