Bruce Dold is the editorial page editor for the Chicago Tribune. He presides over the Tribune's editorial board and supervises production of the newspaper's editorials, the Voice of the People column, and the Op-Ed, or Commentary, page. Dold joined the editorial board in June 1990 after working as a reporter specializing in politics. He wrote a column for the Tribune from 1995 to 2000.
Dold received the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for his editorials that prompted significant reforms in the Illinois child welfare system. He served as a Pulitzer Prize juror in 1997 and 1998.
Under his direction the Tribune editorial board has received more than a dozen awards, including the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award, and the Scripps-Howard Foundation's Walker Stone Award.
Dold graduated from Northwestern University in 1977, earned a master's degree from the school in 1978, and served as a part-time instructor in Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. He is a frequent commentator on radio and television and has appeared on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Nightline, National Public Radio's Fresh Air, and other programs.
Dold and his wife, Eileen, live in La Grange Park, Illinois. They have two daughters.