Nick Miroff covers Cuba for GlobalPost. He is also a contributor to National Public Radio, and has written for the Washington Post, Mother Jones, Sporting News, the San Francisco Chronicle, and other publications.
In 2007, Miroff was part of the Washington Post reporting team that won a Pulitzer prize for breaking news coverage of the massacre at Virginia Tech. His story in the Washington Post on coal miners and painkiller addiction in Appalachian southwest Virginia was the recipient of a 2008 Nancy Dickerson Award for Excellent in Reporting on Drug and Alcohol Problems. In 2006, he traveled to Northern Manitoba as part of a radio series on climate change, “Early Signs: Reports from a Warming Planet” that won a 2006 George Polk Award.
Miroff grew up in Albany, N.Y., and earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish and Latin American literature at University of California Santa Cruz. He holds a master's degree from the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.