Monday, April 16, 2007

2007 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Congratulations to Brett J. Blackledge of The Birmingham News who was awarded The Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting today for his series of articles investigating Alabama's two-year college system. You can read many of his articles here.

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2007 List of Pulitzer Prize Journalism Winners

PUBLIC SERVICE
The Wall Street Journal
BREAKING NEWS REPORTING
The Staff of The Oregonian, Portland
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
Brett Blackledge of The Birmingham (Ala.) News
EXPLANATORY REPORTING
Kenneth R. Weiss, Usha Lee McFarling and Rick Loomis of the Los Angeles Times
LOCAL REPORTING
Debbie Cenziper of The Miami Herald
NATIONAL REPORTING
Charlie Savage of The Boston Globe
INTERNATIONAL REPORTING
The Wall Street Journal Staff
FEATURE WRITING
Andrea Elliott of The New York Times
COMMENTARY
Cynthia Tucker [Alabama native] of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
CRITICISM
Jonathan Gold of LA Weekly
EDITORIAL WRITING
Arthur Browne, Beverly Weintraub and Heidi Evans of the New York Daily News
EDITORIAL CARTOONING
Walt Handelsman of Newsday, Long Island, NY
BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY
Oded Balilty of the Associated Press
FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY
Renee C. Byer of The Sacramento Bee

2007 List of Pulitzer Prize Letters, Drama and Music Winners
FICTION
The Road by Cormac McCarthy (Alfred A. Knopf)
DRAMA
Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire
HISTORY
The Race Beat by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff [Alabama native] (Alfred A. Knopf)
BIOGRAPHY
The Most Famous Man in America by Debby Applegate (Doubleday)
POETRY
Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey (Houghton Mifflin)
GENERAL NONFICTION
The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright (Alfred A. Knopf)
MUSIC
Sound Grammar by Ornette Coleman

2007 Special Citations & Awards
SPECIAL CITATIONS
Ray Bradbury
John Coltrane

1 comment:

Tressa said...

Bravo, Mr. Blackledge! I was so proud of our paper when I read the news. Keep up the good work. We little people are depending on your tenacity.