G.W. Schulz is a homeland security reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting. Prior to joining CIR, he wrote extensively about politics, municipal corruption, workplace safety, criminal justice and the changing national landscape in news media for the San Francisco Bay Guardian and Urban Tulsa, a weekly newspaper in Oklahoma. He was an early contributor to the Chauncey Bailey Project, which won a Tom Renner Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors in 2008. In 2007, he won a first place prize in the category of investigative reporting from the California Newspaper Publishers Association for a series documenting the mistreatment of tenants by one of San Francisco’s largest landlords. He also won the coveted Public Service Award that year from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, for a series on the MediaNews Group’s takeover of several Bay Area newspapers. Schulz graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas.