Vanessa O'Connell is a journalist and co-author of Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever. The best-selling book, written with Reed Albergotti, was published in 2013 by Gotham Books .
O'Connell previously worked as a reporter, writing award-winning stories on markets, business, legal and investigative topics at The Wall Street Journal. She was part of a team of journalists behind a 2013 documentary featuring successful entrepreneurs including Sir Richard Branson, Carly Fiorina, and will.i.am. She is currently deputy U.S. editor.
- 2011 Gerald Loeb Award for Large Newspapers for the story "Deep Trouble"