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Sandra Peddie has worked at Newsday since 1985, both as a reporter and assignment editor. She was a member of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting and in 2011, was named Long Island Outstanding Journalist of the Year.
She has been a featured speaker at national conferences and has won more than two-dozen journalism awards. In 2009, she and a colleague won the $35,000 Selden Ring award, a national award for investigative reporting that gets results.
Peddie is author of The Repetitive Strain Injury Sourcebook and has written for the Nieman Reports, IRE Journal, Message and the Wellesley Magazine, among others.
Before coming to Newsday, Peddie worked as a reporter and editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press in Minnesota, and was managing editor of The San Jose News, an English-language newspaper in San Jose, Costa Rica.
She is a graduate of Wellesley College, did graduate work in journalism at the University of Minnesota and has been an adjunct professor of journalism at Hofstra University.
She lives on Long Island with her husband and two sons.