G.W. Schulz joined CIR in 2008 and covers homeland security. Prior to that time, he
wrote extensively about politics, municipal corruption, workplace safety, criminal
justice and the changing national landscape in news media for the San Francisco
Bay Guardian and Urban Tulsa, a weekly newspaper in Oklahoma.
He was an early contributor to the Chauncey Bailey Project, which won a Tom Renner Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors in 2008. In 2007, he won a first place prize in
the category of investigative reporting from the California Newspaper Publishers
Association for a series documenting the mistreatment of tenants by one of San
Francisco’s largest landlords. He also won the coveted Public Service Award that
year from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter,
for a series on the MediaNews Group’s takeover of several Bay Area newspapers.
Schulz graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the
University of Kansas.