Thomas Peele

Thomas Peele is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter on the Bay Area News Group’s regional team. He has worked at newspapers, including Newsday, for 34 years in California and elsewhere. Peele focuses on government accountability, public records and data, often speaking publicly about transparency laws. In addition to a 2017 Pulitzer, he has won more than 60 journalism awards. Peele is the author of the book “Killing the Messenger,” on the murder of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey.