Eric Nalder

Eric Nalder is an American investigative journalist based in Seattle, Washington.[1] He has won two Pulitzer Prizes.

Nalder graduated from the University of Washington, with a B.A. in 1968.[2] He writes for the website,[3] and is senior enterprise reporter for Hearst Newspapers.[4]

Nalder and three colleagues with The Seattle Times shared the National Reporting Pulitzer in 1990 for their "coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its aftermath".[5] At the same time he was personally an Explanatory Journalism Pulitzer finalist for "a revealing series about oil-tanker safety and the failure of industry and government to adequately oversee the shipping of oil."[6]

Nalder and two Seattle Times colleagues won the Investigative Reporting Pulitzer in 1997 for "their investigation of widespread corruption and inequities in the federally sponsored housing program for Native Americans, which inspired much-needed reforms."[7]



  • Tankers Full of Trouble: the perilous journey of Alaskan crude (Grove Press, 1994), ISBN 978-0-8021-1458-7
  • Overwhelming Evidence: crime labs in crisis, Tomás Guillen, Eric Nalder, Seattle Times, 1995


  1. ^ "The steadfast reporting of Eric Nalder". The Center for Investigative Reporting. 2007-08-30. Retrieved 2013-11-04.
  2. ^ [1] Archived May 7, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
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  4. ^ [3] Archived July 23, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ a b "National Reporting". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2013-11-04.
  6. ^ "Explanatory Journalism". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2013-11-04.
  7. ^ a b "The 1997 Pulitzer Prize Winners: Investigative Reporting". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2013-11-04. With short biographies and reprints of 23 works (Seattle Times articles December 1–5, 1996).
  8. ^ "John Jay College Of Criminal Justice | The City University of New York| Seattle Post-Intelligencer and Times Herald-Record Reporters Win 2009 Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Awards". Archived from the original on 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2013-11-04.

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1990 Pulitzer Prize

The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1990.

Two awards for Public Service were given in 1990. 1990 was also the last year that awards were given for General News Reporting and Specialized Reporting - these categories were changed to Spot News Reporting and Beat Reporting the following year.

Deborah Nelson

Deborah Nelson is a Pulitzer prize-winning freelance journalist at Reuters and the Associate Professor of Investigative Reporting at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

Nelson earned her B.S. in Journalism from Northern Illinois University and her J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law in 1987. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Maryland in 2006, she was the Washington investigations editor for the Los Angeles Times, the national investigative team reporter for The Washington Post, and a reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times.

In 1997, Nelson won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for her investigative work for the Seattle Times, exposing “widespread corruption and inequities in the federally-sponsored housing program for Native Americans, which inspired much-needed reforms.”In 2008, she received critical acclaim for her book, The War Behind Me: Vietnam Veterans Confront the Truth about U.S. War Crimes, which investigates declassified Army papers on Vietnam-era war crimes and uncovers the lives of soldiers who were witness to the crimes.

Nelson currently teaches courses on investigative reporting and media law and is on the advisory boards of the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Investigative Reporting Workshop.

Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

The Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting is an award for journalists administered by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University. The program was launched in 1991, with the goal of exposing examples of poor government, and encouraging good government in the United States. There is a $25,000 award for the winner.

The Goldsmith Awards Program is financially supported by an annual grant from the Greenfield Foundation.

Heather Brooke

Heather Rose Brooke (born 1970) is a British-American journalist and freedom of information campaigner. Resident since the 1990s in the UK, she helped to expose the 2009 expenses scandal, which culminated in the resignation of House of Commons Speaker Michael Martin and several MPs standing down in 2010 general electionBrooke is Professor of Journalism at City University London's Department of Journalism. She is the author of Your Right to Know (2006), The Silent State (2010), and The Revolution Will Be Digitised (2011).

List of George Polk Award winners

The George Polk Awards in Journalism are a series of American journalism awards presented annually by Long Island University in New York.

List of University of Oregon alumni

This List of University of Oregon alumni includes graduates of the University of Oregon as well as former students who studied at the university but did not obtain a formal degree.

The university opened in 1876 and the first class contained only five members, graduating in 1878. The university has over 195,000 alumni, 10 of whom are Pulitzer Prize winners, and 2 of whom are Nobel laureates.


Nalder is a surname of English origin. People with the surname include:

Bill Nalder (born 1952), former Australian rules footballer

Cambell Nalder (1937–1987), Australian politician, son of Crawford Nalder

Crawford Nalder (1910–1994), Australian politician

Dean Nalder (born 1966), Australian politician, grandson of Crawford Nalder

Eric Nalder, American journalist

Leonard Fielding Nalder (1888–1958), British colonial administrator

Reggie Nalder (1907–1991), actor

Ron Nalder (born 1939), Australian rules footballer

Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

The Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting has been awarded since 1953, under one name or another, for a distinguished example of investigative reporting by an individual or team, presented as a single article or series in print journalism. The Pulitzer Prize is only given to journalists whose works have appeared in US newspapers, drastically limiting the number of journalists and scope of investigative reporting that may be awarded. It is administered by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.

From 1953 through 1963, the category was known as the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting, No Edition Time. From 1964 to 1984, it was known as the Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting.The Pulitzer Committee issues an official citation explaining the reasons for the award.

Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

This Pulitzer Prize has been awarded since 1942 for a distinguished example of reporting on national affairs in the United States. In its first six years (1942–1947), it was called the Pulitzer Prize for Telegraphic Reporting – National.

The Daily of the University of Washington

The Daily of the University of Washington, usually referred to in Seattle simply as The Daily, is the student newspaper of the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. It is staffed entirely by University of Washington students, excluding the publisher, advertising adviser, accounting staff, and delivery staff.

The Daily features regular news, sports, opinion, and arts & leisure sections, as well as weekly science and wellness sections and an online podcast.

In addition to its regular daily and weekly sections, The Daily publishes a number of special sections every year. An edition of The Game Daily is published before all home football and men's basketball games and is distributed on campus and at the tailgate party before the game. Other special sections throughout the year include The Holidaily, Sex Edition, Spring Break Edition, Outdoors Guide, Greek Edition, Career Guide, and Housing Guide. A special Graduation Edition and Salute to Grads, are distributed on campus, at all graduation exercises, and commencement.

Additionally, The Daily publishes a magazine: Pacific Wave.

The Daily is overseen by the Board of Student Publications, which consists of representatives from the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW), the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS), the Faculty Senate, the UW Department of Communication, the UW administration, the Daily newsroom, and a local professional publication.

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