A program of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin
Editor, The Dallas Morning News
(Video of Wilson’s conversation at ISOJ2019 is below his bio, along with an article from the ISOJ team)
@mWilstory Mike Wilsonhas been editor of The Dallas Morning News since February 2015. He started his career at the Miami Herald, then worked for 18 years at the Tampa Bay Times. As a reporter in Tampa Bay, he was on a team that was a finalist for the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. His staff won two Pulitzer prizes during his tenure as an editor. In 2013, he moved to New York to become managing editor of Nate Silver’s data journalism website, FiveThirtyEight. During this time, he also served on ESPN‘s editorial board. He is the author of two books, Right on the Edge of Crazy and The Difference Between God and Larry Ellison. He and his wife, Alisa, live in Dallas and have three grown children.
Wilson was the chair for Henry Blodget’s keynote speech at ISOJ 2019.