Journalist for The Washington Post who wrote the column Below the Beltway. He won two Pulitzer Prizes over the course of his distinguished career.
His first newspaper job was with the Albany Knickerbocker News, a now defunct afternoon daily.
He won his second Pulitzer Prize for an article about parents who had accidentally killed their children by forgetting them in cars.
He had two children: Molly and Dan.
He hired Dave Barry to the Miami Herald.