Reporter, The New York Times
currently covers the Manhattan federal courts and criminal justice more broadly for the Metro section of The New York Times. He has been a reporter at The New York Times since 1997, and before that, he worked for 18 years at The Washington Post. He has long reported on the justice system, both as a beat and investigative reporter.
365体育备用网址Weiser received the George Polk Award for a 1983 series of articles on life and death decisions in hospital intensive care units and the Livingston Award for a 1986 series that followed a 10-year-old boy’s journey through the juvenile justice system in Washington, D.C. He was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and was also a member of a team of Times reporters that was a finalist for international reporting.
365体育备用网址In November, Weiser covered the corruption trial of former N.Y. State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and in recent years he also covered the trials of a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, the founder of the online black market drug bazaar called Silk Road, and a New York police officer, the so-called cannibal cop, who was charged with plotting crimes on the internet.
Weiser, a graduate of Brown, is also the author of “A Secret Life” (Public Affairs, 2004), a book about a Cold War espionage case involving the C.I.A. and Poland.