Charles Duhigg

Charles Duhigg

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist.and New York Times bestselling author

Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist and the author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business which spent over three years on New York Times bestseller lists. His second book, Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, was also a New York Times bestseller. His latest book, Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection, was released in February 2024.

A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School, Duhigg has been a frequent contributor to This American Life, NPR, The Colbert Report, PBS’s NewsHour, and Frontline. He writes for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications, and he was the host of the popular podcasts Change Agent, for the New York Times, and How To!, for Slate.

Duhigg led the team that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in explanatory journalism for “The iEconomy,” a series that examined the global economy through the lens of Apple. That series included examinations of such topics as the factories in China where iPhones and iPads are manufactured.

Duhigg has also received The George Polk award, the Gerald Loeb award, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Medal, the Scripps Howard National Journalism award, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and other honors.