Paige St. John is a criminal justice and investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Before joining theTimes, Paige was at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune where she earned the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for “Florida’s Insurance Nightmare,” a two-year examination of disaster insurance. The series also received national and regional journalism awards, including the William Brewster Styles Award from Scripps Howard for Business/Economics Reporting, a National Headliner Award, the Clarion, three Green Eyeshade awards, and awards from Investigative Reporters and Editors and Sigma Delta Chi for “Florida’s Insurance Nightmare.” In addition, her investigation into Florida’s failure to protect sensitive beaches was given the 2003 Waldo Profit Award for Excellence in Environmental Journalism. Paige received her BSc degree in mass communications from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 1986. She has been an investigative reporter for more than three decades, and has previously served as the capital bureau chief for Gannett News in Florida, as an environmental reporter for The Detroit News, and has been a correspondent for the Associated Press.
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