Peter Eisler is a Washington-based reporter for Reuters, where he specializes in investigative projects on U.S. national affairs. His work has helped spur major changes in public policy, including laws requiring compensation for sick nuclear weapons workers, improved fire protections in nursing homes, and more stringent safety testing for school lunch food.
Eisler’s journalism has won an array of national honors, including the Gerald Loeb Award, the Hillman Prize, the duPont-Columbia Award, the Edgar A. Poe Award from the White House Correspondents’ Association, and several National Press Club awards. Before joining Reuters, Eisler spent more than two decades as an investigative reporter at USA Today. In addition to his work with FIJ, he is a volunteer instructor with the News Literacy Project.