Andrew Schneider, American journalist, Died at 74


Andrew Jay Schneider was born on November 13, 1942, in New York City and died on February 17, 2017.

He was an American journalist and investigative reporter.

Schneider worked for the Pittsburgh Press and Seattle Post-Intelligencer as a public-health reporter.

Schneider received back-to-back Pulitzer Prizes while working for the Press: one in Specialized Reporting in 1986 with Mary Pat Flaherty, and another for Public Service with Matthew Brelis and the Press in 1987.

His parents were Jack and Fran Schneider.

Schneider’s parents were employed at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, where father Jack worked as a chef and maître d’hôtel and mother Fran worked as a waitress; Schneider would spend most of his childhood in Miami.

Andrew Jay Schneider passed away at 74 years old.