Mike Voss

Contributing Editor

Mike Voss is the contributing editor at the Washington Daily News. He has a daughter and four grandchildren. Except for nearly six years he worked at the Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Va., in the early to mid-1990s, he has been at the Daily News since April 1986. Journalism awards: • Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service, 1990. • Society of Professional Journalists: Sigma Delta Chi Award, Bronze Medallion. • Associated Press Managing Editors’ Public Service Award. • Investigative Reporters & Editors’ Award. • North Carolina Press Association, First Place, Public Service Award, 1989. • North Carolina Press Association, Second Place, Investigative Reporting, 1990. All those were for the articles he and Betty Gray wrote about the city’s contaminated water system in 1989-1990. • North Carolina Press Association, First Place, Investigative Reporting, 1991. • North Carolina Press Association, Third Place, General News Reporting, 2005. • North Carolina Press Association, Second Place, Lighter Columns, 2006. Recently learned he will receive another award. • North Carolina Press Association, First Place, Lighter Columns, 2010. 4. Lectured at or served on seminar panels at journalism schools at UNC-Chapel Hill, University of Maryland, Columbia University, Mary Washington University and Francis Marion University.

Recent Articles

Coming down: Council awards contract to demolish condemned building

It’s coming down. After condemning the dilapidated house at 223 E, Third St. during its meeting Monday, the Washington City Council awarded a contract to ... Read more

Make the case: Council gets tough on outside agencies seeking city funding

Outside agencies — such as the Boys & Girls Club, Zion Shelter and Kitchen and Eagle’s Wings — will have to make their cases for ... Read more

Council to address recreation fees

Washington’s City Council will again take up the issue of youth recreational league fees during its meeting Monday. It’s an issue the council has been ... Read more

Council to mull demolition

Council to mull demolition

During its meeting Monday, Washington’s City Council is scheduled to consider condemning a house at 223 E. Third St. and awarding a contract to demolish ... Read more