Clifford J. Levy

Clifford J. Levy (born June 15, 1967 in New Rochelle, New York) is an investigative journalist for The New York Times.[1]

Levy is a graduate of New Rochelle High School and Princeton University in 1989. He was a reporter for the New York bureau of United Press International.

In 1990, he joined The New York Times as a news assistant, and was promoted to reporter in 1992. He served as chief of the Albany bureau as a political reporter, City Hall correspondent and Newark correspondent. Since 2000, he had been a special projects reporter for the Times' Metro desk.[2] In 2003, he won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. In 2002, he wrote a series "Broken Homes" on the abuse of mentally ill adults in state-regulated homes.[3] He broke the story on New York State Medicaid fraud in 2005.[4]

From 2007 to 2011, Levy was the Times 's Moscow bureau chief.[5][6] He received his second Pulitzer Prize in 2011 in the category of International Reporting for his reporting on corruption in Russia in cooperation with Ellen Barry. The jury awarded their "dogged reporting that put a human face on the faltering justice system in Russia, remarkably influencing the discussion inside the country.".[7] Shortly before, in March 2011, Levy was named deputy editor of The New York Times's Metro section.[8]

Clifford J. Levy
Clifford J. Levy in 2012.

Family

Levy is married to Juliane Dressner. They live with their three children: Danya, Arden and Emmett in Park Slope, Brooklyn. In Park Slope his children attended P.S. 321. For a period Levy enrolled his children in the New Humanitarian School in Moscow during his foreign correspondent work.[9]

Awards

References

  1. ^ http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/l/clifford_j_levy/index.html
  2. ^ http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/l/clifford_j_levy/index.html
  3. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/ref/nyregion/BROKEN_HOMES.html
  4. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/18/nyregion/18medicaid.html
  5. ^ http://beta.wnyc.org/people/clifford-levy/
  6. ^ http://timespeople.nytimes.com/view/user/11648879/activities.html
  7. ^ http://www.pulitzer.org/citation/2011-International-Reporting
  8. ^ http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/l/clifford_j_levy/index.html
  9. ^ Levy, Clifford J. "My Family’s Experiment in Extreme Schooling." The New York Times. September 15, 2011. 1. Retrieved on May 21, 2012.
  10. ^ http://www.magazine.org/asme/about-asme/pressroom/asme-press-releases/national-magazine-awards-digital-media-2012-winners
  11. ^ http://www.pulitzer.org/citation/2011-International-Reporting
  12. ^ http://www.liu.edu/About/News/Polk/Previous.aspx#2010
  13. ^ http://www.pulitzer.org/biography/2003-Investigative-Reporting
  14. ^ http://www.liu.edu/About/News/Polk/Previous.aspx#1998
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