The Center for Public Integrity announced today that veteran journalist Jim Morris has been named executive editor.
An editor and reporter since 1978, Morris has won more than 80 awards for his work, including the IRE Medal, the George Polk award, the Sidney Hillman award, three National Association of Science Writers awards and two Edward R. Murrow awards.
He has edited reporters that won national honors, including the Pulitzer Prize and the White House Correspondents Association award. He worked at newspapers in Texas and California before coming to Washington, D.C., in 1999.
His 2018 story on worker safety lapses in Kentucky, jointly reported with the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and Ohio Valley ReSource, recently won an award for Excellence in Healthcare Journalism by the Association for Health Care Journalists. The series was also a finalist for an Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) award.