BILL MARIMOW was editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Baltimore Sun and served as managing editor and vice president of news at National Public Radio. A graduate of Trinity College, he studied the First Amendment at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School of Government.
Over nearly four decades in the industry, he twice received the Pulitzer Prize. While Marimow was a top editor at The Baltimore Sun, the newspaper won Pulitzer Prizes for feature writing, investigative reporting and beat reporting.
Marimow has also received two Robert F. Kennedy Foundation awards, two Silver Gavel Awards from the American Bar Association and public service awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Scripps Howard Foundation.
He has served as a member of the Poynter Institute’s national advisory board and the advisory board of the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism. He also is a founding member of the board of FairWarning, a California website that produces investigative reporting about occupational safety and health.
—From the ASU website