Roberts has a long and distinguished career as reporter and editor. He wasexecutive editor of the New York Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer. He has won 17 Pulizer Prizes. He now teaches in the College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Gene Roberts is a journalism professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was a reporter with the "Goldsboro News-Argus" and "The Virginian-Pilot," and a reporter and editor with "The News & Observer" and the "Detroit Free Press" before joining "The New York Times" in 1965, where until 1972 he served as chief southern and civil rights correspondent, chief war correspondent in South Vietnam, and national editor. During his eighteen years as executive editor of "The Philadelphia Inquirer," his staff won seventeen Pulitzer Prizes. He later became the managing editor of the "The N