Mike Wilson

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Mike Wilson
The Dallas Morning News

Mike Wilson 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. He later rose through the editing ranks to become managing editor. His staff won two Pulitzer prizes during his tenure. In 2013, Mike moved to ESPN in 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.

In 2015, Mike was named editor of The Dallas Morning News, which has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize under his leadership. 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.

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