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

Ships ahoy! Maritime conference  sails into area waters

Ships ahoy! Maritime conference sails into area waters

Beaufort County’s legacy of pirates, naval stores, steamboats and other marine-related history will be the focus of the annual N.C. Maritime History Council’s conference being ... Read more

All in a twitter over tittle

All in a twitter over tittle

An educated guess, based on a verse in the Bible, resulted in the Lee Chevrolet Buick team winning the Trivia Bee for adults Tuesday night ... Read more

Candidates discuss tax reform

When it comes to tax reform in North Carolina, candidates for area seats in the N.C. General Assembly have as many views on that issue ... Read more

Candidates discuss roads-funding plan

Five candidates for the N.C. General Assembly presented their views on several issues during a forum Thursday night at Beaufort County Community College, with those ... Read more