Paul Steiger

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Paul Steiger (born August 15, 1942)[1] was managing editor of The Wall Street Journal from 1991 until May 15, 2007.[2] After that, he was the founding editor-in-chief, CEO and president of ProPublica from 2008 through 2012.

Steiger was born in the Bronx and grew up in Stamford, Connecticut and Princeton, New Jersey.[1] He graduated from the Hun School of Princeton and was a member of Trumbull College at Yale University, where he was an editor of the Yale News and Review and a member of Manuscript Society.[3] He worked for the Los Angeles Times from 1966 to 1983.[1]

He is currently the Executive Chairman of ProPublica.[4] He chairs the Committee to Protect Journalists and has won numerous journalism awards.

He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.[5]

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