AP names Michael Hudson as its new investigative editor

The Associated Press on Thursday named Michael Hudson, a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists whose work probed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the 2008 economic crisis, as its new global investigations editor.

Hudson and ICIJ shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting with McClatchy and the Miami Herald for their work on the Panama Papers project. He will guide AP’s teams of investigative journalists around the world in his new role, starting in November.

Hudson will be based at AP’s headquarters in New York City and report to Managing Editor Brian Carovillano.

Hudson, 55, has been an editor and reporter at ICIJ since 2012, where he also investigated the global trade in human tissue and led an investigation into practices at the World Bank. He served as both a reporter and editor on the Panama Papers project, a global project based on a trove of 11.5

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