FORA.tv Speaker - Matthew Purdy
Matthew Purdy was named Investigations Editor of The New York Times in December 2003. Previously, Purdy wrote written the "Our Towns" column in the Metro Section. He joined The Times in December 1993 and has worked as a reporter, a columnist and an editor. Before joining The Times, worked at The Philadelphia Inquirer for 12 years. He covered local government and was a Washington correspondent for the paper for five years. In 1989, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting for a series of stories about abuses in the federal government's kidney dialysis program. Purdy was born in Elizabeth, N.J., and graduated from Northwestern University in 1978, where he majored in philosophy and English literature.
04.14.12 | 01:29:58 min
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