Join us at 2 p.m. EDT on April 4 for a live chat with Paul Steiger, CEO and editor-in-chief of ProPublica, a nonprofit, investigative-reporting organization.
Previously, Steiger served as the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal from 1991 to 2007. During his tenure, members of the Journal’s newsroom staff were awarded 16 Pulitzer Prizes. In addition, a ProPublica reporter received a Pulitzer Prize in 2010.
Steiger is the chairman of the Committee to Protect Journalists, a nonprofit that advocates for press freedom around the globe, and a member of the steering committee of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, which provides free legal assistance to journalists. From 1999 to 2007, he was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board, serving as its chairman in his final year. He also is a trustee of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Steiger worked for 15 years as a reporter, the Washington economics correspondent, and the business editor for the Los Angeles Times, and for 26 years as a reporter and editor for The Wall Street Journal. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University in 1964.
Bring your questions on nonprofit news organizations, business journalism and the Pulitzers for Steiger from 2-2:45 p.m. EDT on April 4.