Bob WoodwardLegendary Reporter and Associate Editor of the Washington Post
A legendary figure in the world of reporting ever since he broke the Watergate scandal, Bob Woodward is associate editor of The Washington Post, where he’s worked since 1971. Including “All the President’s Men,” his Pulitzer-prize winning book with Carl Bernstein on Watergate, Mr. Woodward has written or co-written 18 books. All of them became national bestsellers and 12 of them reached number one - more than any other contemporary nonfiction author. His bestsellers include “Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA,” “The Agenda: Inside the Clinton White House,” “Bush at War” and “Obama’s Wars.” He has a new untitled book about our current president coming out this September.
Mr. Woodward has won nearly every American journalism award, and the Post won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for his work with Mr. Bernstein on the Watergate scandal. In addition, he was the main reporter for the Post’s articles on the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks that won the National Affairs Pulitzer Prize in 2002. He won the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency in 2003.
The Weekly Standard has called Mr. Woodward “the best pure reporter of his generation, perhaps ever.” In 2003, Albert Hunt of The Wall Street Journal called him “the most celebrated journalist of our age.” In listing the all-time 100 best nonfiction books, Time magazine called “All the President’s Men” “perhaps the most influential piece of journalism in history.”
Mr. Woodward earned his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and served for five years as a communications officer in the U.S. Navy.