Alexandra Zayas

Deputy Managing Editor


Alexandra Zayas is the deputy managing editor at ProPublica, where she edited part of a series that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing and has overseen high-impact work on immigration, international aid and social services. She spent 12 years at the Tampa Bay Times, ultimately as the newspaper’s enterprise editor. As a reporter, her investigation into abuse at unlicensed religious children’s homes across Florida won the 2013 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. Zayas is a former member of The Poynter Institute’s National Advisory Board.