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.