Paul Pringle

Paul Pringle is an investigative journalist for the Los Angeles Times.[1]

Paul Martin Pringle
Born1956 (age 64–65)
Alma materCalifornia State University, Northridge, Pennsylvania State University
Joanna E. Pringle (née Brooke Johnson)
(m. 1985)


Pringle was born in 1956. He earned a B.A. from Cal State Northridge in 1978,[2] majoring in political science and journalism, and the next year received a master's degree in journalism from Penn State, where he was a columnist for The Daily Collegian.

Before joining the Los Angeles Times in 2001, Pringle worked as West Coast bureau chief for The Dallas Morning News from 1998 to 2001 and as Los Angeles bureau chief for Copley News Service from 1984 to 1998. He also worked as a stringer for The Tampa Tribune and taught journalism part-time at Cal State Northridge.


Pringle is an investigative reporter at the Los Angeles Times. He has covered stories that include the 2004 California wildfires, exposing corruption in the Service Employees International Union, misspending in Los Angeles's community colleges, corruption in Bell, California, abuses by the Coliseum Commission, drug use by former USC Keck School of Medicine Dean Carmen Puliafito and a subsequent lack of response by the Pasadena Police Department, and the alleged abuse of women by USC gynecologist George Tyndall.[3]



  1. ^ Paul Pringle (2009-05-31). "USC stays silent about NCAA investigation - latimes". Retrieved 2016-12-06.
  2. ^ Ali, Leena (April 22, 2019). "CSUN Alumnus Wins Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Journalism". Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Paul Pringle".
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  5. ^ Joe Mozingo (February 17, 2009). "Times' Paul Pringle wins George Polk Award for SEIU stories - latimes". Retrieved 2016-12-06.
  6. ^ "Paul Pringle wins Polk Award for labor reporting". 17 February 2009. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
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