Tom Meagher is a senior editor. A veteran reporter and editor, he joined The Marshall Project at its founding in 2014. Stories he edited at The Marshall Project have been honored with a National Magazine Award, two Edward R. Murrow awards, a gold medal in the Society for News Design's Best of Digital awards, two Online Journalism Awards and more. As a reporter, his work has won a Data Journalism Award from the Global Editors Network and the first human rights special award from Malofiej, honoring news graphics from around the world. He previously led an interactive team for the Digital First Media newspaper chain and was the data editor at the Newark Star-Ledger. He got his start in journalism covering night cops for a small daily paper in Kansas.