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Steering Committee Members 1970-Present

The following men and women have served on the Reporters Committee’s Steering Committee at some point from its founding in 1970 to the present. The original Steering Committee members are marked with an asterisk.

Affiliations refer to where members worked during their time on the Committee and appear for identification purposes only.

Dan Abrams
MSNBC

Gail Appleson
Reuters America Inc.

Scott Applewhite
The Associated Press

Rosemary Armao
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Kenneth Auchincloss*
Newsweek

Chuck Babcock
The Washington Post

David Beckwith
Legal Times

Wolf Blitzer
CNN

David Boardman
The Seattle Times
Temple University

Chip Bok
Akron Beacon Journal
Creators Syndicate

Erika Bolstad
McClatchy Newspapers

Gloria Borger
U.S. News & World Report

Jess Bravin
The Wall Street Journal

Benjamin Bradlee*
The Washingon Post

Tom Brokaw
NBC News

Earl Caldwell
New York Daily News
Pacifica Radio

Diane Camper
The New York Times
Newsweek

Elsie Carper*
The Washington Post

Rebecca Carr
Cox Newspapers

Hodding Carter
MainStreet

Tony Castro
The Texas Observer

John Chancellor
NBC News

Walter Cronkite
CBS News

Mary Crowley
Phillips Business Information

Sam Dash

Gary Deckelnick
Asbury Park Press

Lyle Denniston*
Baltimore Sun
Washington Star-News

Carroll Doherty
Congressional Quarterly

James S. Doyle*
The Army Times Publishing Co.
Washington Star

Michael Duffy
Time Magazine

Rick Dunham
Houston Chronicle &
Hearst Newspapers
Business Week

William Eaton
The Los Angeles Times

Ashlea Ebeling
Forbes Media LLC

William Farr
Los Angeles Times

Ed Fouhy
Concord Communications Group

Alfred Friendly, Sr.
Freelance

Sara Fritz
Los Angeles Times
St. Petersburg Times
U.S. News & Wold Report

Murray Fromson*
Center for International Journalism

Steve Geimann
Bloomberg News

James Goodale*
Debevoise Plimpton Lyons & Gates

Hays Gorey
Time Magazine

Fred P. Graham*
The New York Times
CBS News
Court TV

Karen Gray Houston
Fox News

Stephen Henderson
Knight-Ridder

John C. Henry
Houston Chronicle
The Associated Press
The Austin American-Statesman

Nat Hentoff*
The Village Voice
Universal Uclick

Carl Hiassen
The Miami Herald

Steven A. Holmes
The New York Times

Albert Hunt
The Wall Street Journal

Peter Jennings
ABC News

Donald Johnson*
Newsweek

John Kifner*
The New York Times

Sam Kinch
The Dallas Morning News

Ed Kohn
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Morton Kondracke
The New Republic

Stephen Labaton
The New York Times

Jack C. Landau*
Newhouse Newspapers

Neil Lewis
The New York Times

Charles J. Lewis
Hearst Newspapers

Dahlia Lithwick
Slate

Jose Lopez
The New York Times

J. Anthony Lukas*
Freelance

James Mann
Los Angeles Times

Grace L. Mastalli
College Press Service, Denver

Anthony Mauro
USA Today
Gannett News Service
The National Law Journal

Jane Mayer
The New Yorker

Robert C. Maynard*
The Washington Post

Steve McGonigle
The Dallas Morning News

Floyd McKay
KGW-TV, Portland, Ore.

John McKinnon
The Wall Street Journal

Doyle McManus
Los Angeles Times

Frances McMorris
The Wall Street Journal

Tom McWethey

Brock Meeks
MSNBC/Wired

Gene Miller*
The Miami Herald

Wilson F. Minor
New Orleans Times-Picayune
Factual Reporting Service

Andrea Mitchell
NBC News

Catherine Mitchell
Point Reyes Light

Eunice Moscoso
Cox Newspapers

Maggie Mulvihill
New England Center for
Investigative Reporting
Boston University

Jack Nelson*
Los Angeles Times

Jeff Nesmith
Cox Newspapers

Bill Nichols
Politico

Martin Nolan
The Boston Globe

Sandra Peddie
Newsday

Dana Priest
The Washington Post

Charles Quinn
NBC News

Dan Rather
CBS News
HDNet

Max Robinson
ABC News

David Rosenbaum
The New York Times

Mike Royko
Chicago Tribune

Jim Rubin
Bloomberg News

Cristine Russell
The Washington Post
Freelance

Tim Russert
NBC News

Bob Schieffer
CBS News

Eric Schmitt
The New York Times

Gerald Seib
The Wall Street Journal

Eileen Shanahan*
The New York Times

Bernard Shaw
CNN

Alicia Shepard
Freelance
National Public Radio

John Shurr
The Associated Press

Carole Simpson
ABC News

Howard K. Smith*
ABC News

Miranda S. Spivak
Hartford Courant

Lesley Stahl
CBS News

Paul Steiger
ProPublica

William Stout
CBS News
KNXT-TV, Los Angeles

Philip Taubman
The New York Times

Jack Taylor
Freelance
Dallas Times Herald
Los Angeles Daily News
The Denver Post
Times Herald
Daily Oklahoman
Freelance

Pierre Thomas
ABC News

Saundra Torry
USA Today

Lemuel Tucker*
WOR Radio
ABC News

Mike Wallace*
CBS News

Barbara Walters
ABC News

Vicki Walton-James
Tribune Publishing
NPR

Austin Wehrwein
The Minneapolis Star

Joel Weisman*
Chicago Today
Chicago Sun-Times
The Washington Post (Midwest Bureau)
Chicago Public News Center

Linda Wertheimer
National Public Radio

Jack White
Time Magazine

Tom Wicker*
John Wood*

The Boston Globe

Judy Woodruff
PBS/The NewsHour
CNN

Bob Woodward
The Washington Post

Clemens P. Work
U.S. News & World Report

Marvin Zim*
Time magazine