Debbie Cenziper is an American investigative journalist and nonfiction author who writes for The Washington Post. Previously, she worked as a reporter for The Miami Herald,The Charlotte Observer, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. She won a 2007 Pulitzer Prize for a series of articles exposing corruption and waste in the Miami-Dade Housing Agency, which The Miami Herald published in 2006. She was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2006 for a series of stories on breakdowns in the nation's hurricane-forecasting system. She has also been awarded the Polk Award, the Robert Kennedy Award for Human Rights and the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting from Harvard University. She was recently named the director of investigative reporting at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
She is the co-author of the nonfiction book, "Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality". The book, published in 2016 by William Morrow, received a starred review by Booklist and was named a notable book of 2016 by The Washington Post.
Her second nonfiction book, "Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler's Hidden Soldiers in America," will be published on November 12, 2019 by Hachette Books.