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  • Robert Nelson Lasch (1907 - 1998)
    Robert Lasch, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1966 for editorial writing in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, died Monday of kidney failure at a hospice in Green Valley, Ariz. He was 91 and had lived in Green V...
  • Dean Acheson, U.S. Secretary of State (1893 - 1971)
    Dean Parker Acheson (April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 t...
  • Marty Baron
    Martin "Marty" Baron (born October 24, 1954) is an American journalist who has been editor of The Washington Post since December 31, 2012, after having been editor of The Boston Globe from 2001 to 2012...
  • Sydney Hillel Schanberg (1934 - 2016)
    Sydney Hillel Schanberg (January 17, 1934 – July 9, 2016) was an American journalist who was best known for his coverage of the war in Cambodia. He has been the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, tw...
  • Marvin Hamlisch (1944 - 2012)
    Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is an American composer. He is one of only thirteen people to have been awarded Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, and a Tony (those four together are known as an EGO...

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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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