Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress
Michael Kranish 2013
The Boston GlobeMichael Kranish
Michael Kranish is deputy chief of the Boston Globe’s Washington Bureau. Kranish was an editor and reporter on the bureau’s 2013 series, “Broken City,” which included his stories about Washington gridlock as seen through the eyes of Bob Dole, the role of the partisan media, the city’s “industry of distortion,” and solutions that could ease dysfunction.
Kranish is the co-author of two Globe biographies of presidential candidates, “The Real Romney” (2012) and “John F. Kerry: The Boston Globe Biography,” (2004). He is also the author of “Flight from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson at War,” which was named one of the top 10 nonfiction books of 2010 by the Wilson Quarterly.
Kranish has served as the Globe’s White House reporter, congressional reporter, national political reporter and New England correspondent. He has reported from 49 states and 25 countries for the Globe and has served as the Washington Bureau deputy chief since 2010. Prior to joining the Globe, Kranish worked for The Miami Herald, where he wrote a series of stories about South Beach, and at the Lakeland (Fla.) Ledger. He is a graduate of Syracuse University. He and his wife, Sylvia, have two daughters.
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