10 Facts About Matt Apuzzo


Matt Apuzzo was born on October 20,1978 and is an American journalist working for The New York Times.


Matt Apuzzo wrote for the Waterville Morning Sentinel while in college.


Matt Apuzzo then worked for The Standard-Times in New Bedford, Massachusetts before moving to the Associated Press.


Matt Apuzzo reported on New York City Police Department corruption and misconduct and revealed its collaboration with the CIA to conduct surveillance in Muslim communities.


Matt Apuzzo won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting with Adam Goldman, Eileen Sullivan and Chris Hawley.


In 2013, Matt Apuzzo co-wrote a book with Adam Goldman called Enemies Within.


At the Times, Matt Apuzzo covered the militarization of police departments and broke several stories about the Justice Department's civil rights investigations in Ferguson, Mo.


In June 2018, the Times announced Matt Apuzzo had been appointed Investigative Correspondent in Brussels and would be moving from the Washington bureau to join the International Desk from August 2018.


Matt Apuzzo has been highly critical of government secrecy and the media's willingness to accept it.


Matt Apuzzo has won or shared in three Pulitzer Prizes: The 2012 award for investigative reporting; the 2018 award for national reporting for coverage of Russian election interference and its connections to the Trump campaign's ties to Russia; and the 2021 prize for public service as part of the Times coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.