Clarence Page

Chicago Tribune

Clarence is a syndicated columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune’s editorial board at the Washington bureau. His column won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1989. During his almost three decades at the Tribune he covered a variety of beats, including police, religion and neighborhood news; went to Africa as a foreign correspondent; then worked as an assistant city editor and an investigative reporter. After a four-year detour as a producer, reporter and editor at Chicago’s WBBM-TV, he returned to the Tribune in 1984 and began writing his column, which is now syndicated in about 150 papers. He has appeared on “The McLaughlin Group,” “The Chris Matthews Show,” NPR and PBS’ “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.”