Tim Golden | Columbia Journalism School

Tim Golden

Adjunct Faculty

Tim Golden is an editor at large at ProPublica in New York. He has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years, focusing primarily on national security, foreign policy and criminal justice issues. He has also worked in film, most recently writing and co-directing the feature documentary “Elián,” for Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions and CNN Films. Golden was previously the founding managing editor for news and investigations at The Marshall Project. Before that, he was a senior writer at The New York Times, where he spent two decades as an investigative reporter, foreign correspondent and national correspondent. He began his career as a Washington reporter for United Press International and was the Miami Herald’s staff correspondent in Central America and South America. His journalism awards include two shared Pulitzer Prizes. He was a Nieman fellow at Harvard University and sits on the advisory board of the Nieman Foundation. He was a public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. A native of California, he graduated with honors from Dartmouth College.