John Woodrow Cox joined The Washington Post in late 2014 as an enterprise reporter. Previously, Cox worked at the Tampa Bay Times in Florida and the Valley News in New Hampshire. He is the winner of Scripps Howard's Ernie Pyle Award for Human Interest Storytelling, and his work has also been recognized by Mayborn’s Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest and the Society for Features Journalism, among others.
He attended the University of Florida, earning degrees in journalism and business. In 2014, Cox taught a course in narrative writing at the university’s College of Journalism and Communications, and he now serves on its advisory council.
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This meticulously reported series offers a ground level, panoramic view of the devastating and profound impact of gun violence on children's lives. The results, at once harrowing and revelatory, provide a fresh and compelling look at one of the most pressing issues of our time. Judges called this package a "remarkable series spanning multiple events of violence, each examined with unflinching clarity and emotional rawness." Originally published by The Washington Post between April - December, 2017.
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