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Eli Sanders is an American journalist based in Seattle, Washington and the Associate Editor of The Stranger. In 2012, Sanders won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing. Sanders hosts a weekly political podcast for The Stranger, the Blabbermouth Podcast.[2][3][4][5]

Eli Sanders
Born1977/1978 (age 41–42)[1]
Known forPulitzer Prize recipient (2012)

On September 19, 2017, Sanders announced that he would take a temporary leave from The Stranger and work as the deputy communications director to Mayor Tim Burgess until November. Sanders will return to The Stranger to write about his experiences as part of the mayoral transition.[6]


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  2. ^ Pauly, Madison. "The Horrific Attack That Led This Reporter to the Bravest Woman in Seattle". Mother Jones. Foundation for National Progress. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  3. ^ Brangham, William. "How a Seattle murderer slipped through the cracks of the mental health system". PBS NewsHour. NewsHour Productions LLC. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  4. ^ Williams, Paige. "Narrative gold: Eli Sanders and his Pulitzer-winning crime saga". Nieman Foundation. Harvard Press. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  5. ^ Sanders, Eli. "The Bravest Woman in Seattle" (PDF)., The Stranger. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  6. ^ Sanders, Eli (September 19, 2017). "I'm Going to Work Inside the Mayor's Office for Exactly Ten Weeks. Then I'm Coming Back With a Story". The Stranger. Retrieved September 19, 2017.