Ronnie GreeneSenior Reporter The Center for Public Integrity
Greene joined the Center in 2011 after serving as The Miami Herald’s investigations and government editor. He led Center investigations into contracts and connections at the Department of Energy, and was part of the reporting teams for Poisoned Places, Hard Labor and Toxic Clout. He was project editor for Breathless and Burdened, a series describing how lawyers and doctors helped defeat benefits claims of coal miners sick and dying of black lung, and Mystery in the Fields, a series exposing rare kidney deaths among laborers. His Center investigations earned an Emmy Award, the Harvard Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and honors from the White House Correspondents' Association, Columbia University, Sigma Delta Chi and the Gerald Loeb Awards. At The Miami Herald, Greene was lead editor for Neglected To Death, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist investigation exposing abuses in Florida group homes. He was part of four Herald reporting teams awarded the Pulitzer Prize (twice) or named finalists (twice), and spent nine years as an investigative reporter exposing slave-like conditions in Florida’s farm fields, deadly air cargo plane crashes and public corruption. Greene received a Master's in Nonfiction Writing from the Johns Hopkins University, a journalism degree from VCU, and taught graduate journalism at the University of Miami. He is author of Night Fire: Big Oil, Poison Air, And Margie Richard’s Fight To Save Her Town.