Profile

Stephen Henderson
Editorial Page Editor, Detroit Free Press

Detroit native Stephen Henderson has been editorial page editor for the Detroit Free Press since January 2009. Prior to that, he was a reporter, editorial writer and editor at the Baltimore Sun, the Chicago Tribune, the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader and the Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau, where he covered the U.S. Supreme Court from 2003-2007. Henderson’s work has been honored with more than a dozen national awards, including the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. Henderson hosts a weekly talk show, “American Black Journal,” and co-hosts the weekly news wrap-up show “MiWeek,” both on Detroit Public Television. He lives in Detroit with his wife, Christine, and two children, Oscar and Eleanor.