Walt Bogdanich became the investigations editor for the Business and Finance Desk of The New York Times in January 2001. He recently was named an assistant editor for the paper's newly expanded Investigative Desk.
Before joining The Times in 2001, he was an investigative producer for "60 Minutes" on CBS and before that, for ABC News. Previously, he worked as an investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal in New York and Washington. He has also worked for The Cleveland Press and The Plain Dealer.
Born in Chicago, Ill. on Oct. 10, 1950, Mr. 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.
Mr. Bogdanich was awarded the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for his articles in The Wall Street Journal on substandard medical laboratories. He has also won two George Polk Awards and an Overseas Press Club award.