Brian M. Rosenthal has been an investigative reporter on the Metro Desk of The New York Times since 2017. Before joining The Times, he covered state government for The Seattle Times and for the Houston Chronicle. He won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting for a series of stories on predatory lending in the taxi industry. He was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service for revealing Texas was secretly denying special education to tens of thousands of children with disabilities. And he was part of a reporting team that won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News for coverage of a deadly mudslide. He also has won an IRE medal, two George A. Polk Awards and the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, in addition to being named a finalist for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. He grew up in Indiana and graduated from Northwestern University. Twitter: @brianmrosenthal.