Dozens of Columbians Received Pulitzers and Contributed to Prize-Winning Works
Many Columbia alumni and professors received the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for their work spanning various forms of journalistic reporting, as well as feature writing, audio reporting, and more. The announcement was made on June 11 online.
Read the full list below and learn more about this year's winners across all categories. Congratulations to all!
Winners | Journalism:
PUBLIC SERVICE: The New York Times
Video: ‘People Are Dying’: 72 Hours Inside an N.Y.C. Hospital Battling Coronavirus (March 25, 2020), co-created by Caroline Kim '96BC, SOA
The Daily: The Coronavirus Goes Global (February 27, 2020), co-produced by Stella Tan '11CC
Database: Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count (March 27, 2020). Columbians mentioned in the credits: Sarah Almukhtar '14GSAPP, Keith Collins '13JRN, Adeel Hassan '02JRN, Alex Lemonides '20JRN, Anjali Singhvi '16GSAPP, Timothy Williams 2019 Columbia Journalism School Certificate in Publishing, Karen Yourish '98JRN, Zak Cassel '20JRN, Melissa Eddy '96JRN, Bianca Fortis '20JRN, Columbia Journalism School Assistant Adjunct Professor Robert Gebeloff, Natasha Rodriguez '18JRN, Kai Schultz '14CC, Sarena Snider '20JRN, Lisa Waananen Jones '10JRN, Amy Schoenfeld Walker '06GSAS, '06JRN, Columbia Journalism School Adjunct Professor Jeremy White, Isaac White '14CC, Columbia Journalism School Adjunct Professor James G. Robinson, Nikhil Baradwaj '17CC, '19SEAS, Ariana Giorgi '15SEAS, '15JRN, Jason Kao '22SEAS
Database: Nearly One-Third of U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Linked to Nursing Homes (June 27, 2020). Columbians mentioned in the credits: Columbia Journalism School Adjunct Professor Danielle Ivory, Karen Yourish '98JRN, Adeel Hassan '02JRN, Alex Lemonides '20JRN, Zak Cassel '20JRN, Bianca Fortis '20JRN, Sarena Snider '20JRN, Natasha Rodriguez '18JRN
Database: Tracking the Coronavirus at U.S. Colleges and Universities (August 26, 2020). Columbians mentioned in the credits: Columbia Journalism School Adjunct Professor Danielle Ivory, Adeel Hassan '02JRN, Alex Lemonides '20JRN, Bianca Fortis '20JRN, Natasha Rodriguez '18JRN, Sarena Snider '20JRN
Interactive: The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus (July 5, 2020), co-created by Columbia Journalism School Professor Robert Gebeloff
How the World Missed Covid-19's Silent Spread (June 27, 2020), co-written by Selam Gebrekidan '10JRN
BREAKING NEWS REPORTING: Staff of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minn.
Twin Cities businesses reel from the nights of violence while on guard for more (May 30, 2020), co-written by Kavita Kumar '04, '19JRN
EXPLANATORY REPORTING: Andrea Januta '17JRN of Reuters
LOCAL REPORTING: Kathleen McGrory '06JRN of theTampa Bay Times
FEATURE WRITING: Columbia School of the Arts Professor Mitchell S. Jackson, freelance contributor, Runner’s World and Nadja Drost '08JRN, freelance contributor, The California Sunday Magazine
AUDIO REPORTING: Robert Little '88JRN of National Public Radio
Winners | Books, Drama, & Music
DRAMA: The Hot Wing King by Katori Hall '03CC
Photo credits: The New York Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Tampa Bay Times, John Ricard, Pulitzer Center, NPR