Leonard Downie, Jr.
Vice President At-Large
Washington Post Company
- Washington Post won 25 Pulitzer Prizes while he was executive editor
- Finalist for 1966 Pulitzer Prize in local reporting
- Weil Family Professor of Journalism at Arizona State University
- Award for Editorial Leadership, American Society of News Editors, 2009.
- Ben Bradlee Editor of the Year Award, National Press Foundation, 2008.
- Goldsmith Award, Harvard University, 2003.
- Author of four non-fiction books and one novel
- Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from The Ohio State University, 1993.
- Overseas Press Club Citation for Excellence for coverage of Britain.
- Gavel Award of the American Bar Association for coverage of the courts.
- John Hancock Award for Excellence in Business and Financial Journalism.
- Front Page Award, Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild.
- Alicia Patterson Journalism Fellowship.