New York Times
International Investigative Reporter
Rebecca R. Ruiz is an international investigative reporter for The New York Times based in London. She joined The Times in 2008 and has focused on politics, law enforcement, business and sports. She was part of a team that shared the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in national reporting for work on inequities in policing. For her reporting on Russia’s systematic cheating in world sports, she received a George Polk award in 2017. Previously, she covered technology regulation and car safety in America. For her work as part of a team that reported on General Motors’s ignition-switch crisis and government inattention to auto defects, she received the Scripps Howard award for public service reporting in 2014. She graduated from Cornell University and has taught at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.