Eric Lipton

Eric Lipton
Education University of Vermont
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) Pulitzer Prize-winner (x2)
Spouse(s) Elham Dehbozorgi

Eric Lipton is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at The New York Times. Lipton joined the Times in 1999, covering the final years of the administration of New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, as well as the 2001 terror attacks. He is co-author of the 2003 book City in the Sky, the Rise and Fall of the World Trade Center.[1] He is now based in the Washington bureau of The New York Times, where he is an investigative reporter who writes about ethics, lobbying, and corporate agendas. His previous assignments included the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration, as well as the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Lipton has won two Pulitzer Prize awards, most recently the 2015 prize for investigative journalism[2] for a series of stories about lobbying of state attorneys general and Congress.[3] He also was awarded the 2015 prize for large circulation newspapers by Investigative Reporters and Editors.


Prior to working for the New York Times, he worked at the Washington Post, the Hartford Courant, and The Valley News in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He co-authored a series of stories on the Hubble Space Telescope with Robert S. Capers that won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Journalism.[4] Lipton was also a finalist for the Livingston Award for young journalists.[5]

Lipton is a graduate of the University of Vermont. In 2008, he was the recipient of an honorary degree from the University of Vermont.

Lipton lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Elham Dehbozorgi.


The Valley News NYPL Lipton World Trade Center collection


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