Walt Bogdanich

Walt Bogdanich (born October 10, 1950 [ [http://www.nytimes.com/ref/national/bogdanich-bio.html Walt Bogdanich biography] , nytimes.com. Retrieved on April 7, 2008] ) is an American journalist. Bogdanich graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1975 with a degree in political science. He received a master's in journalism from Ohio State University in 1976.

Bogdanich is assistant editor for The New York Times Investigations Desk and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Before joining The Times in 2001, Bogdanich was an investigative producer for "60 Minutes" on CBS and for ABC News. Previously, he worked as an investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal.


In 1985, while a reporter for "The Wall Street Journal", he won the Pulitzer Prize for Specialized Reporting for reporting about faulty testing in American medical laboratories. In 2005, now a reporter at "The New York Times", he won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series of reports about corporate cover-ups of fatal accidents at railway crossings. In 2008, Bogdanich and "New York Times" colleague Jake Hooker won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for reporting on toxic substances that were discovered in products imported from China. [cite news | first = Howard | last = Kurtz | url = http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/07/AR2008040701359_2.html?hpid=artslot&sid=ST2008040701372 | title = The Post Wins 6 Pulitzer Prizes | publisher = Washington Post | date = 2008-04-08| accessdate = 2008-08-08] Bogdanich led the team that won the 2008 Gerald Loeb Award for their story "Toxic pipeline." [N.Y. Times wins 3 Loeb Awards; Sloan gets his 7th, by Joseph Altman, Associated Press, Jun 30, 2008]


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