Jeff Leen

Jeff Leen is the assistant managing editor in charge of The Post’s investigations unit, which he originally joined as a reporter in 1997. He became an editor in the unit in 1999 and has been in charge since 2003. Previously he worked for 15 years as a reporter at the Miami Herald, where he investigated the Medellin Cartel.

As a reporter or an editor, he has worked on investigations that have been honored with seven Pulitzer Prizes: Hurricane Andrew’s impact on South Florida, police shootings in the District, abuse in D.C. group homes, deaths among children monitored by D.C. social services, the Sept. 11 plot, the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal and Dick Cheney’s vice presidency.