Meet the Editor

Dave Marcus

Editor Dave Marcus
Director of Communications and Public Relations, NYCP
New York, New York
  • English

About Dave

  •  Journalist and public relations executive with extensive international experience in education, science, business and healthcare news.
  • Two decades as a staff member of the Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, Miami Herald and US News & World Report
  • 1994 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for a series about violence against women around the world while at Dallas Morning News
  • 1990 Pulitzer finalist in Explanatory Journalism for Hidden Wars, a look at conflicts in Africa, Latin America and Asia.
  • Freelance articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, GQ magazine, and the New York Times

Experience

Journalist • Newsday
2003 — 2010
  • Education Columnist
Diplomatic Correspondent • The Boston Globe
2005 — 2009
  • Washington Bureau
Bureau Chief • The Dallas Morning News
1986 — 1996
  • South American Bureau Chief
Reporter • The Miami Herald
1984 — 1986
  • Education Reporter

Education

Harvard University
Urban Planning and Immigration, 1986

Academic Awards

Nieman Fellow
Brown University
American Civilization, 1982

Academic Honors

with Honors

Awards

  • 1994 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for a series about violence against women around the world while at Dallas Morning News

Academia

  • Visiting Instructor, Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Ithaca College - Park School of Communications (2004-2005)
  • Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, Deerfield Academy (2003-2004)
  • Writer-in-Residence at Amos Tuck School of Business
  • Visiting lecturer at the University of Houston
  • Visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts

Publications

  • Acceptance: A Legendary Guidance Counselor Helps Seven Kids Find the Right College – and Find Themselves (Penguin Press, 2009)
  • What It Takes To Pull Me Through: Why Teenagers Get in Trouble and How Four Got Out (Houghton Mifflin, 2006)