Waveney Ann Moore covers topics from neighborhoods to religion to city projects such as the long-awaited St. Petersburg Pier. She was a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for "For Their Own Good," about abuse at Florida's oldest reform school. The series won the Dart Award for covering trauma, the Casey Medal for exemplary reporting on children and families, and first place for nondeadline reporting in the 2010 Green Eyeshade competition run by the Society of Professional Journalists. She was also a finalist for the 1998 Pulitzer as part of a team that wrote about the Rev. Henry Lyons, disgraced head of the National Baptist Convention U.S.A. She wrote for the Kansas City Star, was born in Guyana and is a naturalized American citizen.