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.

Full circle

Full circle

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Twice as nice

Twice as nice

Blake Wainwright is at it again. Last year, Blake, 5, made a $425 donation to UNC Children’s Hospital. The money came from Blake and his ... Read more

City pursues sewer-project funds

Washington’s City Council is scheduled to conduct two public hearings during its meeting Monday, including one concerning the city seeking grant funds to help pay ... Read more

City tracking grants

In an effort to better keep aware of its grant funds and the project those funds help pay for, Washington implemented a system to track ... Read more