Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Charlie Savage is a newspaper reporter in Washington, DC, with the Boston Globe. He was the recipient of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting on the issue of Presidential Signing Statements, specifically the use of such statements by the Bush administration.
Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1975, Savage earned an undergraduate degree from Harvard College in 1998 and a master's degree from Yale Law School in 2003. He began his reporting career in 1999 as a staff writer for the Miami Herald, where he covered local and state government and occasionally reviewed movies. Before he moved to the Boston Globe in 2003, his articles appeared under the byline "Charles Savage."
Savage is married to Luiza Ch. Savage, the US correspondent and blogger for the weekly Canadian newsmagazine Maclean's.
He is thought to have have written the first mainstream media story about the Dark Side of the Rainbow in August 1995, while working at The Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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