Martin Baron

Executive Editor, The Washington Post

Marty Baron is executive editor of The Washington Post, overseeing more than 800 journalists. News organizations under his leadership have won 14 Pulitzer Prizes, including seven at the Post, six at The Boston Globe, and one at The Miami Herald. In Boston, he launched an investigation of the Catholic Church’s coverup of clergy sexual abuse that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service and was portrayed in the movie Spotlight, which won the Academy Award for best picture in 2016. Baron also held top posts at The New York Times and Los Angeles Times. He received the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media in 2017.

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