He covers the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security. Before joining Bloomberg in January 2014, he worked for the Washington Post, where he wrote extensively about Guantanamo Bay, former Sen. Ted Stevens, the D.C. government, and Iraq war contractor Blackwater Worldwide. He was a reporter at the Post from 2004 - 2013. Before that, he was a crime reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where his reporting on wrongdoing by Baltimore Police Chief Ed Norris led to Norris' 2003 conviction on federal charges and his six month incarceration. Wilber's work uncovering the scandal earned him the 2004 Al Nakkula Award for excellence in police reporting.