Tom Stites is an ICIJ consulting editor.

He has worked on a series of ICIJ investigations across more than a decade including most recently the FinCEN Files, Luanda Leaks, Mauritius Leaks, Implant Files, Paradise Papers, and Panama Papers.

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. Tom has also shared in an array of prizes won by several subsequent ICIJ projects for his work as a writer and editor.

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 two Pulitzer Prizes. He has held two Harvard fellowships, at Harvard Divinity School and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society