About Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson is a free-lance journalist and blogger who focuses on the maritime environment, culture, history and politics of the Pacific Northwest. He has written for the Seattle Times, the Los Angeles Times, and US News and World Report, among other publications and does a now-and-then column on marine and maritime topics for the Port Townsend Leader Visit his website.

Getting to First-Person Writing

Over the last few years, I have been getting to know retired Seattle Times journalist Ross Anderson and his wife, Mary Rothschild, a retired Seattle Times editor. Since moving from Seattle to Port Townsend, the couple has made many contributions to our town’s local newspaper, The Port Townsend Leader, and to writers and many others … Continue reading

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Writing From Historic Journeys

Career journalist, Ross Anderson, worked for over 30 years at the Seattle Times, covering everything from the police beat and courts to commercial fishing, though most of his time was spent writing about politics, serving as chief political writer, congressional correspondent and political columnist. Among other awards, he won a 1990 Pulitzer Prize for national … Continue reading

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