David S. Hilzenrath

David Hilzenrath is an investigative reporter on The Post’s Business desk. He has written extensively about accounting problems at corporations such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, MicroStrategy and Enron. As early as 1995, David covered conflicts of interest that compromised auditors. His 2001 series “The Numbers Crunch” documented accountability issues. David has also covered executive compensation, influence-peddling, the rise of managed health care, the breakdown of federal housing programs, the shaping of fiscal policy and international money-laundering. He joined The Post as an intern in 1987.

David is an honors graduate of Harvard University, where he majored in government.