Pulitzer Prize-winning Reporter; Contributing Editor, The Marshall Project
Wesley Lowery has joined The Marshall Project as a contributing editor. He will spearhead a new initiative to develop original locally-reported investigative stories, continuing The Marshall Project’s expansion into local journalism. Lowery will help brainstorm how best to rethink local criminal justice reporting and reach audiences not served by traditional news media, as well as serve as a mentor to Marshall Project reporters. Lowery, is also a correspondent for CBS News.
Lowery comes from The Washington Post, where he was a national correspondent, covering law enforcement, justice and their intersection with politics and policy. He was the lead reporter on the paper’s “Fatal Force” project, which investigated deadly police shootings across the U.S. The project was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting and the George Polk Award for national reporting in 2016. He is also a contributing editor to the Marshall Project.
He is author of the book “They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement.”