Joe Sexton, senior editor at ProPublica

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m. I-3 Center
432 Newhouse 3

Join Joe Sexton, senior editor at ProPublica, for his talk, "Breaking Rules That Don’t Exist."

Before coming to ProPublica in 2013, he had worked for 25 years as a reporter and editor at The New York Times. Sexton served as metropolitan editor at the Times from 2006 to 2011, and his staff won two Pulitzer Prizes, including the award for breaking news for its coverage of Eliot Spitzer’s downfall. From 2011 to 2013, Sexton served as the paper's sports editor, overseeing its coverage of the 2012 Summer Games in London and the Penn State scandal, among other major stories. The department under Sexton won a wide array of awards for its photography, art design and innovative online presentations. As a reporter, Sexton covered sports, politics, crime and the historic overhaul of the country's welfare legislation. His work was anthologized in The Best American Sportswriting (Houghton/Mifflin). Sexton is a lifelong resident of Brooklyn and the father of four daughters.

Information about the speaker

Joe Sexton
Senior Editor
ProPublica

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