Duff Wilson | Columbia Journalism School

Duff Wilson

Adjunct Faculty

Duff Wilson is an investigative reporter and associate editor for Reuters' new global enterprise unit, based in New York. Prior to 2012, he was an investigative reporter covering the pharmaceutical and tobacco industries for The New York Times. He previously did sports investigations for The New York Times and investigative projects for The Seattle Times.

Wilson is the first two-time winner of the Harvard University Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and was three times a Pulitzer finalist, for Breaking News Reporting, Investigative Reporting and Public Service. He has also been honored with two George Polk Awards, for medical and local reporting, a Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, and public-service awards from both the Associated Press Managing Editors and The Newspaper Guild.

Wilson’s book “Fateful Harvest” (HarperCollins, 2001) won the Investigative Reporters and Editors book award. Later he joined the IRE board of directors and co-chaired groups organizing its annual training conferences. Wilson, a 1982 Columbia J School graduate, also web-masters The Reporter’s Desktop, www.reporter.org/desktop, a nonprofit, collaborative internet launch pad for journalists, featuring “Who is John Doe – and where to get the paper on him.”