Marie C. Dillon

Director of Policy

Marie Dillon leads the BGA's policy team, which advocates proactively for transparency, accountability and efficiency at all levels of government. In more than 30 years as a journalist, she worked for newspapers in Arizona, Ohio and Florida before joining the Chicago Tribune in 1999. Most recently, she was the Tribune's Deputy Editorial Page Editor. She is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, a three-time Peter Lisagor Award winner and a member of the Hall of Fame at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.