Drex Heikes

Drex Heikes is in his second stint at the Los Angeles Times. In his first 18 years at the newspaper, he worked as executive editor of the Los Angeles Times Sunday magazine, foreign affairs editor in the Washington Bureau and acting New York bureau chief for coverage of the 9/11 attacks.

He left the Times in 2005 to help remake the Las Vegas Sun into a daily devoted to enterprise, investigations and analysis. He assigned and edited the stories and editorials at the Sun that won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize gold medal for public service. He returned to the Times in 2012. Heikes spent the early years of his career as a reporter at the Middletown Record in New York, managing editor of the Anchorage Times and metro editor of the Bee in Fresno, CA. He has won numerous awards for investigative reporting and sports and feature writing.

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