Linda Shaw became The Times’ education editor in 2014. Prior to that, she covered public schools at The Seattle Times as a reporter for more than two decades. Her coverage has won numerous national and local awards and honors, including in 2008, when the Education Writers Association named her beat reporter of the year. Email Linda.
Katherine Long has been a reporter for The Seattle Times since 1990, focusing for the past three years on higher education, with stories that have ranged from the complexities of prepaid tuition programs to ever-rising college costs and nontraditional ways to earn a degree. Email Katherine.
Claudia Rowe has written for The New York Times about transforming low-performing high schools and covered high-needs youth for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. During a 20-year career in news, her reporting on youth violence won a Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism and her coverage of gang life was honored by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism. Claudia joined The Seattle Times in July. Email Claudia.
Mike Siegel has been a news photographer at the Seattle Times since 1987, mainly covering local news, feature stories and the Boeing Company. His photography was used in a series titled “Methadone and the Politics of Pain,” which won a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for investigative reporting.
Caitlin Moran is Education Lab’s community engagement editor. She came to The Times from Patch, where she spent three years managing hyperlocal news websites on the Eastside. Caitlin’s role at Education Lab is to help foster constructive dialogue online and in person. Email Caitlin.
John Higgins joined The Seattle Times staff in 2013 as a beat reporter covering K-12 education. He was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 2012 to 2013. Email John.