Bill Buzenberg to Step Down as Executive Director of Center for Public Integrity

Bill PicBill Buzenberg, executive director of the Center for Public Integrity, is set to step down from the nonprofit, investigative news organization at the end of 2014. According to a CPI release, Buzenberg told the center’s Board of Directors of his intentions in February.

“My tenure here has been the most rewarding, demanding and invigorating time in my career,” said Buzenberg in a CPI release announcing his leaving. “I am extremely proud of the Center for Public Integrity’s many accomplishments. I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the reporters, editors and the entire staff who have helped make the Center one of the best investigative news organizations in the nation and the world,”

Under Buzenberg’s tenure, CPI earned its first Pulitzer Prize for “Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and Medicine.”

Prior to joining CPI as executive editor in 2007, Buzenberg served as VP of News at NPR and its London bureau chief for nearly two decades, from 1978 – 1997.

For the full announcement, click here.