David Boardman

Executive Editor

David Boardman is Executive Editor and Senior Vice President of The Seattle Times with oversight and responsibility for the news department and seattletimes.com. Under his leadership, The Times won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news, presented for print and online coverage of the assassination of four police officers.

Boardman is secretary of the Board of Directors of the American Society of News Editors and a past president of Investigative Reporters and Editors. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and has a graduate degree from the University of Washington.

[WA-E 0201] - Epiphany LXXVI: Executive Editor: David Boardman The Seattle Times (3:54)

After a Vietnamese family suffocated during a Seattle cold snap when they used a charcoal burner to heat their home, David Boardman says The Times acted in a unique manner to protect the city’s non-English speaking public. Boardman says “it said to these new arrivals -- this is what a newspaper does!”