S. J. Peddie
S. J. Peddie is an investigative reporter at Newsday Media Group and has won more than fifty awards for her work. She was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service and winner of the 2008 Selden Ring Award for investigative stories that get results. In 1995, she was a member of the team that wrote a Pulitzer Prize–winning series on police disability fraud. In 2011, she was named Long Island’s Outstanding Journalist of the Year and was later inducted into the Long Island Press Club Hall of Fame. In 2018, she won a New York Emmy for co-producing the documentary Cost of Corruption. Peddie has also been a featured speaker at national conferences and has taught journalism at Hofstra and Stony Brook Universities.