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David Boardman

David Boardman (BSJ79) is a member of the Medill Hall of Achievement. He is the dean of the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Prior to that, Boardman was executive editor and senior vice president of The Seattle Times.

Under his leadership, The Times won four Pulitzer Prizes and produced 10 Pulitzer finalists.

Boardman has been the recipient of numerous other major national awards, including the Goldsmith Prize in Investigative Reporting from Harvard University, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award and the Associated Press Managing Editors Public Service Award.

Boardman has held leadership roles in Investigative Reporters and Editors, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors Foundation and the Accrediting Council for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He has served four times as a juror for the Pulitzer Prizes.

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