Geneva Overholser, chair of the board of directors of the Center for Public Integrity

August 26, 2007

A frequent print, broadcast and online media critic, Overholser currently holds the Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Reporting for the Missouri School of Journalism in its Washington, D.C., bureau. She was editor of The Des Moines Register from 1988 to 1995, which under her leadership won the 1990 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service and earned her the accolades "Editor of the Year" by the National Press Foundation and "Best in the Business" by the American Journalism Review.

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