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  • Lenoir Chambers (1891 - 1970)
    Lenoir Chambers (1891-1970) was a writer, biographer and newspaper editor. In 1960, as editor of The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia (now owned by Landmark Media Enterprises), he won the Pul...
  • Joel Brinkley (1952 - 2014)
    Joel Graham Brinkley (July 22, 1952 – March 11, 2014) was an American syndicated columnist. He taught in the journalism program at Stanford University from 2006 until 2013, after a 23-year car...
  • John William Cheever (1912 - 1982)
    From Wikipedia : John William Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982) was an American novelist and short story writer. He is sometimes called "the Chekhov of the suburbs". His fiction is mostly...
  • Haynes Bonner Johnson (1931 - 2013)
    Haynes Bonner Johnson (July 9, 1931 – May 24, 2013) was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, best-selling author, and TV analyst. He reported on most of the major news stories of the la...
  • Malcolm Johnson (1904 - 1976)
    ) Malcolm Johnson (September 24, 1904 – June 18, 1976) was a noted investigative journalist of the 1940s and 1950s. His 24-part series in the New York Sun, Crime on the Waterfront, won the Pul...

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the Pulitzer Prize: honoring Excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917

Pulitzer Prize Boards

  • 2011-2012 see website
  • 2010-2011 see website
  • 2009-2010 see website

Winners and Finalists 2011

  • Journalism
  • Letters, Drama and Music
  • no special citations

Past Winners & Finalists

Journalism

  • Beat Reporting 1991-2006
  • Breaking News Photography 2000-present
  • Breaking News Reporting 1998-present
  • Commentary 1970-present
  • Correspondence 1929-1947
  • Criticism 1970-present
  • Editorial Cartooning 1922-present
  • Editorial Writing 1917-present
  • Explanatory Journalism 1985-1997
  • Explanatory Reporting 1998-present
  • Feature Photography 1968-present
  • Feature Writing 1979-present
  • General News Reporting 1985-1990
  • International Reporting 1948-present
  • Investigative Reporting 1985-present
  • Local General or Spot News Reporting 1964-1984
  • Local Investigative Specialized Reporting 1964-1984
  • Local Reporting 1948-1952, 2007-present
  • Local Reporting - Edition time 1953-1963
  • Local Reporting - No edition time 1953-1963
  • National Reporting 1948-present
  • Newspaper History Award 1918
  • Photography 1942-1967
  • Public Service 1917-present
  • Reporting 1917-1947
  • Specialized Reporting 1985-1990
  • Spot News Photography 1968-1999
  • Spot News Reporting 1991-1997
  • Telegraphic Reporting - International 1942-1947
  • Telegraphic Reporting - National 1942-1947

Letters, Drama & Music

  • Biography or Autobiography 1917-present
  • Drama 1917-present
  • Fiction 1948-present
  • General Nonfiction 1962-present
  • History 1917-present
  • Music 1943-present
  • Novel 1917-1947
  • Poetry 1922-present

Special Awards & Citations

  • 1917-present

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