Paul Dean has been an award-winning journalist for more than three decades. He has worked as an investigative reporter, war correspondent, daily columnist, and syndicated automotive writer, and has won more than 50 writing awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes and National Headliner Award.
A native of England, Dean wrote for the London Daily Herald, covering riots in Hungary and IRA attacks in Northern Ireland. He moved to the United States in 1963 and the Arizona Republic in Phoenix; first as general assignment writer, then investigative reporter, finally a war correspondent in Vietnam before becoming the Republic’s daily columnist.
In 1979, Dean joined the Los Angeles Times as a lifestyle feature writer. He was on writing teams awarded two Pulitzer Prizes for coverage of the Los Angeles riots and the Northridge earthquake. He was that newspaper’s automotive reviewer for 15 years and received the National Headliner honor for his automotive column.
In 1999, Dean became publisher and editorial director of the Boston-based Robb Report magazine, the world’s foremost luxury lifestyle magazine. He currently is that magazine’s editor-at-large and coordinates the magazine’s automotive coverage.