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.