David Boardman has enjoyed a distinguished career as an investigative reporter and newspaper editor. Employed by the Seattle Times since 1983, he is currently Assistant Managing Editor. Stories and projects which he has directed have won many national prizes and awards, including Pulitzer Prizes in 1990 and in 1997. The first was in National Reporting, for coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its aftermath. The second prize was in Investigative Reporting, for an exposé of fraudulent practices in the federal tribal-housing program. He has been a Pulitzer finalist on three other occasions. Last year, he won the Associated Press Managing Editors’ Public Service Award. David is a graduate of Northwestern University and the University of Washington.