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Tom Stites

Tom Stites, United States, is an ICIJ consulting editor.  In 2007 he shared a Sigma Delta Chi Award and a first place award from Investigative Reporters and Editors for his role as primary writer of "Collateral Damage: Human Rights & U.S. Military Aid Before & After 9/11," a 50,000-word ICIJ project.

Newspaper positions Tom has held include national correspondent, national editor, and associate managing editor for project reporting at The Chicago Tribune; night national editor of The New York Times, and managing editor of The Kansas City Times.  Reporting he has supervised has won an array of major journalism awards including the Pulitzer Prize.  He has held two Harvard fellowships, at Harvard Divinity School and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

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