Steve Lopez

Steve Lopez


Steve Lopez is a California native who has been an L.A. Times columnist since 2001.

He has won more than a dozen national journalism awards for his reporting and column writing at seven newspapers and four news magazines, and was a 2011 Pulitzer finalist for his columns on elder care.

Lopez is the author of three novels, two collections of columns and a non-fiction work called "The Soloist." "The Soloist" was a Los Angeles Times and New York Times best-seller, winner of the PEN USA Literary Award for Non-Fiction, and the subject of a DreamWorks movie by the same name.

Lopez’s television reporting for public station KCET has won three local news Emmys, three Golden Mike awards and a share of the Columbia University DuPont Award.