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Leo C. Wolinsky

Leo C. Wolinsky is a veteran journalist and media consultant who spent more than 30 years at the Los Angeles Times, starting as a reporter and moving through the ranks to hold several of the newsroom’s highest positions, including executive editor, managing editor and associate editor. He served as the Page 1 editor for more than a decade and directed the teams whose stories on the second day of the Los Angeles riots and on the Northridge earthquake were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for spot news reporting in 1993 and 1995. After leaving the Times in 2008, he served as editor of Daily Variety. He serves on the board of L.A. Youth, one of the nation’s oldest nonprofit publications by and about teens.