Richard Lee Colvin
Richard Lee Colvin is the former editor of The Hechinger Report. He spent many years writing about education for newspapers in California, including the Los Angeles Times, where he reported on state and national education issues. Before that he worked for the Oakland Tribune, the Hayward Daily Review and the Associated Press. Colvin earned a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Michigan. He has won numerous national awards for his coverage of education. He was twice selected as a media fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and in 2000 won a Knight-Wallace fellowship for mid-career journalists at the University of Michigan.