Nicole Lozare

Managing Editor
Nicole Lozare

Nicole Lozare joined the Reporters Committee in 2011 as its first permanent managing editor. The past 12 years of her journalism career brought her to Florida, California and Washington, D.C. She started her career in Pensacola, Fla., at the Gannett-owned Pensacola News Journal. In her first year, she was awarded a fellowship with the Casey Journalism Center on Children and Families. At the News Journal, she was a member of the team that was a finalist in 2005 for the Pulitzer Prize award for Public Service for coverage of Hurricane Ivan. She won the Publisher's Ring of Excellence from Gannett in 2004 for developing an innovative specialized publication for young readers called Fuse. In 2007, she moved to San Diego, Calif., and served as the inaugural Jacobs Fellow for Reporting Excellence for NPR affiliate KPBS. She reported for the station’s radio and TV news show, as well as editor of Citizen Voices – a political blog and the station’s first foray into citizen journalism. Her other journalism experience includes wire reporting for the Los Angeles-based City News Service. While in journalism school at the University of Maryland, she also worked at The Washington Post, Firehouse.com and interned at CBS' morning show, then called "The Early Show." She grew up in Singapore and the Philippines, where her father also was a print and broadcast journalist and her grandfather worked for a newspaper.