Maud Beelman, United States, is The Associated Press’ lead editor for Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, focusing on regional and national investigations and enterprise.
She is a former AP foreign correspondent and covered German unification, conflict in the Middle East and the wars in former Yugoslavia.
Beelman spent 10 years at The Dallas Morning News, directing investigations and enterprise. Before moving to Texas, she worked at the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C., where she was the founding director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
Beelman helped identify and recruit some of the world’s leading investigative reporters for the new cross-border effort, and her editorial leadership earned the Center its first Polk journalism award and top honors from Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Society of Professional Journalists.
She serves on the board of directors of the Alicia Patterson Foundation and the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas.
Read a Q&A with Beelman in ICIJ's Secrets of the Masters series.