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.

List of winners for Pulitzer Prize for Telegraphic Reporting – National

List of winners for Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

References

Alan Miller (journalist)

Alan C. Miller is an American journalist, and president and CEO of the News Literacy Project.

Alix M. Freedman

Alix M. Freedman (born November 25, 1957 New York City) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, and ethics editor at Thomson Reuters.

Charles L. Bartlett (journalist)

Charles Leffingwell Bartlett (August 14, 1921 – February 17, 2017) won the 1956 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting "for his original disclosures that led to the resignation of Harold E. Talbott as Secretary of the Air Force."

David Hasemyer

David Hasemyer is an American journalist. With Lisa Song and Elizabeth McGowan, he won a 2013 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, and a 2016 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.

David Maraniss

David Maraniss (; born 1949) is an American journalist and author, currently serving as an associate editor for The Washington Post.

He received a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1993 for his coverage of then-candidate Bill Clinton during the 1992 United States presidential election.

Maraniss received an honorary degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the Spring commencement ceremony on May 16, 2014.

Don Whitehead

Don Whitehead (April 8, 1908 in Inman, Virginia - January 12, 1981) was an American journalist. He was awarded the Medal of Freedom. He won the 1950 George Polk Award for wire service reporting.

He was awarded the 1951 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, and 1952 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

Edwin O. Guthman

Edwin O. Guthman (August 11, 1919 – August 31, 2008) was an American journalist and university professor. While at the Seattle Times, he won the paper's first Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1950. Guthman was third on Richard Nixon's "Enemies List."

Gaylord Shaw

Gaylord Dewayne Shaw (July 22, 1942 – September 6, 2015) was an American journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1978.

James Polk (journalist)

James Ray Polk (born September 12, 1937) is an American journalist, known for his investigative reporting and coverage of American political corruption and fraud. Over the course of his career, he has covered the Raymond Donovan investigations, the Bert Lance controversy, the Abscam scandal, and the financial dealings of John Zaccaro, husband of 1984 Democratic vice presidential nominee Geraldine Ferraro.

In 1974, Polk won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his coverage of the Watergate scandal for the now-defunct Washington, DC newspaper the Washington Star.

Jeff Nesmith

Jeff Nesmith is an American journalist. In 1998 while at the Dayton Daily News, he won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting with Russell Carollo for uncovering mismanagement in military healthcare.

Jeff Taylor (journalist)

Jeffrey Taylor is an American journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize.

Jesse Eisinger

Jesse Eisinger is an American journalist and author. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2011, he currently works as a senior reporter for ProPublica. His first book, The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2017.Eisinger's work has appeared in ProPublica, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The New Yorker website, and many other publications.

Kevin Sack

Kevin Sack, an American journalist, is a senior reporter for The New York Times.Sack shared a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2001 for a New York Times series on race.While at The Los Angeles Times, he received the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, with Alan Miller, for their revelatory and moving examination of a military aircraft, nicknamed "The Widow Maker," that was linked to the deaths of 45 pilots.He was a member of The New York Times reporting team that received the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for coverage of the 2014 Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. Team members named by The Times were Pam Belluck, Helene Cooper, Sheri Fink, Adam Nossiter, Norimitsu Onishi, Sack, and Ben C. Solomon.

Louis M. Kohlmeier Jr.

Louis Martin Kohlmeier Jr. (February 17, 1926 – March 30, 2012) was an American author, journalist, and educator. He wrote for The Wall Street Journal and later for the Chicago Tribune-New York Daily News Syndicate; still later, he taught at American University. He won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1965.His 1956 statement in The Wall Street Journal that "Elvis Presley today is a business" has been widely quoted as an observation about the changing face of the American music industry in mid-century.

Lucinda Franks

Lucinda Franks (born July 16, 1946) is an American journalist. She is a former staff writer for The New York Times, and has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and The Atlantic.She is also a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, for her reporting on the life and death of Diana Oughton, a member of The Weathermen, an anti-Vietnam war terrorist group, winning the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971, together with Thomas Powers.She is the youngest person to win a Pulitzer.

Russell Carollo

Russell John Carollo (March 16, 1955 – December 19, 2018) was an American journalist who worked as an investigative reporter for, among numerous publications, the Dayton Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, and The Sacramento Bee. He won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting at the Dayton Daily News for uncovering mismanagement in military healthcare. During his 30-year career, Carollo reported from at least seventeen countries.

Tom Knudson

Thomas "Tom" Jeffrey Knudson (born 6 July 1953) is an American journalist and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner in 1985 and 1992.

Tony Horwitz

Tony Horwitz (born June 9, 1958) is an American journalist and author who won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

His books include One for the Road: a Hitchhiker's Outback (1987), Baghdad Without a Map (1991), Confederates in the Attic (1998), Blue Latitudes (AKA Into the Blue) (2002), A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World (2008), and his most recent book Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War (2011).

Walt Bogdanich

Walt Bogdanich (born October 10, 1950) is an American investigative journalist and three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize.

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