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Maria CarrilloMaria Carrillo
Deputy Editor, Enterprise
Tampa Bay Times/Times Publishing Company

She oversees a team of enterprise writers and works with journalists across the newsroom on ambitious stories. She was previously enterprise editor at the Houston Chronicle, where she oversaw projects that documented safety problems at chemical plants, examined why the city has historically struggled with flooding and focused on the nation’s growing income divide. Before that, she was managing editor at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., for nine years and helped The Pilot cultivate a national reputation for narrative journalism. She also has worked at The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Va., The Richmond Times-Dispatch and the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Carrillo has been a visiting faculty member for the Poynter Institute, the Nieman Foundation, API and others, and has been a Pulitzer Prize juror four times. She was born in Washington, D.C., two years after her parents left Cuba in exile. She lives in St. Petersburg with her husband, and they have two grown children.



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