Bill Keller was founding editor-in-chief of The Marshall Project, an independent non-profit focused on crime and punishment in the U.S. He previously spent 30 years at The New York Times as a correspondent, editor, and op-ed columnist. During his eight years as The Times‘ executive editor, the paper won 18 Pulitzer Prizes, expanded its audience and newsroom staff, and adapted to the internet. In 1989 he won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Keller is a visiting McGraw Professor of Writing in the Program in Journalism in Fall 2019.