George Rodrigue, formerly the managing editor of The Dallas Morning News, has been named editor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer, the paper announced Monday.
Before coming to The Plain Dealer, Rodrigue was assistant news director for WFAA, an ABC affiliate in Dallas. Before that, he spent a decade at The Dallas Morning News as managing editor and was Washington bureau vice president for Belo Corp.
Rodrigue won the 1986 national reporting Pulitzer Prize for an investigation into subsidized housing in East Texas.
Here’s the release:
George Rodrigue, the long-time VP and Managing Editor of The Dallas Morning News and Pulitzer Prize winner, will be the next editor of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland. Rodrigue, who has been an accomplished journalist and editor for more than 35 years, is currently a news executive at WFAA-TV in Dallas.