Field of work: Journalism
Detroit native Stephen Henderson is a graduate of the University of Detroit Jesuit High School. In 1992, he graduated from the University of Michigan. Since January 2009, he has been Editorial Page Editor for the Detroit Free Press. Prior to that, he was a reporter, editorial writer and editor at the Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Lexington Herald Leader and Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau, where he covered the U.S. Supreme Court from 2003-2007. Henderson’s work has garnered more than a dozen national awards, most recently, journalism’s highest honor, 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.