Eric Umansky

Deputy Managing Editor

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Eric Umansky is a deputy managing editor of ProPublica, where he has overseen two Pulitzer Prize-winning projects. Most recently, a series he edited on NYPD abuse of “nuisance abatement” laws won the Pultizer Gold Medal for Public Service. Umansky oversaw much of ProPublica's Trump administration coverage, including the Trump, Inc. podcast with WNYC, which won a DuPont Award. More recently, Umansky has reported with his colleagues on police accountability in New York City. The work has won the John Jay College/Harry Frank Guggenheim Award for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting and the Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting. It has also been credited with helping spur reforms.

Umansky joined ProPublica back when it started in 2008. Before that, he wrote a column for Slate. Umansky has also written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and many others. He is also a co-founder of Document Cloud.

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