Schulte is a four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, most recently in 2007 for a series on Baltimoreâs arcane ground rent system. Schulteâs other Pulitzer-nominated projects exposed excessive heart surgery death rates in veteransâ hospitals, substandard care by health insurance plans treating low-income people and the hidden dangers of cosmetic surgery in medical offices. He spent much of his career at the Baltimore Sun and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Schulte has received the George Polk Award, two Investigative Reporters and Editors awards, three Gerald Loeb Awards for business writing and two Worth Bingham Prizes for investigative reporting. The University of Virginia graduate is also the author of Fleeced!, an exposÃ© of telemarketing scams.
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