Leo Shane III, Deputy Editor, Military Times
Leo Shane III is Deputy Editor at Military Times. He is an award-winning military and veterans affairs reporter who has worked in Washington, D.C. since 2004. His beats cover Capitol Hill, the White House and the Department of Veterans Affairs. His past work included defense and veterans reporting at Stars and Stripes and overseas coverage of military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2010, Shane was part of a team of reporters who received a Polk Award and a National Headliner Award for stories that revealed the military’s practice of profiling journalists in Afghanistan in an attempt to steer coverage of the war. Prior to his national work, Shane covered state and local politics for newspapers in Ohio, Illinois and Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware.