NPR News has hired longtime investigative reporter and editor Robert Little to lead its investigative team, beginning March 4th, says a release. As senior editor for investigations, Little will work with reporters, producers and editors to develop investigative stories, and will oversee NPR’s partnerships with other non-profit news organizations doing high-level investigative work.
Little spent 15 years at The Baltimore Sun. Since 2010 he has been the publication’s Investigative and Enterprise Editor. He began at the Sun in 2003 completed two stints in Iraq, winning him the George Polk Award for his coverage there. He has an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.