G.W. Schulz is an investigative reporter focused on homeland security for The Center for Investigative Reporting. Since joining CIR in 2008, he's reported stories for National Public Radio, Wired.com, The Daily Beast, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, Mother Jones and more. Prior to that, he wrote for the San Francisco Bay Guardian and Urban Tulsa. He was an early contributor to The Chauncey Bailey Project, which won a Tom Renner Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors in 2008. In 2007, he won a first-place prize in investigative reporting from the California Newspaper Publishers Association for a series documenting the mistreatment of tenants by one of San Francisco’s largest landlords. He also won the Public Service Award that year from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Northern California Chapter. G.W. graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at The University of Kansas.