Michael Marconi Braga

Michael Marconi Braga

Marconi Director

Michael Braga, son of Marconi Society founder Gioia Marconi Braga, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist at the Sarasota Herald Tribune. He has more than two decades of reporting experience, including business journals and business dailies in Florida, Argentina and Venezuela.

Mr. Braga currently serves as Investigations Editor for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a 90,000 circulation metro-daily newspaper owned by GateHouse Media. He was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2010 and won the award in 2016 for his work exposing neglect and violence in Florida mental hospitals. Prior to his current role, he served as Deputy Business Editor and previously held posts as a staff writer at the Herald-Tribune, as well as several other business papers. Additionally, he spent two years working as a journalist in Argentina and a year in Venezuela. He has a B.A. in history from Duke University and a M.A. in economics from the University of Texas.