Roy Gutman

Foreign Editor, Newsday

Roy Gutman has reported on international affairs for more than three decades and is currently a foreign editor in Newsday, an adjunct professor at the Medill School of Journalism, a Ferris teaching fellow at Princeton and a Jennings Randolph senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace. 

From 1989 to 1994, he served as the Newsday European bureau chief, reporting on the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the unification of Germany, and the violent disintegration of Tito’s Yugoslavia. His reports on “ethnic cleansing” in Bosnia-Herzegovina, including the first documented accounts of Serb-run concentration camps, won the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting (1993), the George Polk Award for foreign reporting, the Selden Ring Award for investigative reporting, the Hal Boyleaward of the Overseas Press Club, the Heywood Broun Award of the Newspaper Guild, a special Human Rights in Media award of the International League for Human Rights, and the Linus Pauling "Golden Peace Charter" of the International League of Humanists.