First Last Pulitzer Year Prize Description Degree
Tim Egan 2001 New York Times Staff: Nation Reporting: Race and Politics in America for its series exploring racial experiences and attitudes across contemporary America. Egan’s piece was on Ron Sims. BA 1981
David Horsey 1999, 2003 Editorial Cartooning BA 1975
Ed Guthman 1950 The Seattle Times, National Reporting
for series on the clearing of Communist charges of Professor Melvin Rader, who had been accused of attending a secret Communist school
BA 1944
Evelyn Keiko Iritani 2004 Los Angeles Times, for series that examined the tactics that made Wal-Mart the largest company in the world with cascading effects across American towns and developing countries. BA 1978
Bryan Monroe 2006 He led Knight Ridder’s efforts during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, helping the staff of the newspaper in Biloxi, Miss., publish continuously throughout the deadly storm and aftermath. His and the team’s efforts have since been awarded with the 2006 Pulitzer. BA 1987
Eric Nalder 1990, 1997 1990: The Seattle Times (Team award)
for coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its aftermath.
1997: The Seattle Times (Team award)
fan investigation of abuses in the federal tribal-housing program.
BA 1968
Peter Rinearson 1984 The Seattle Times, Feature Writing
for “Making It Fly,” his account of the new Boeing 757 jetliner.
BA 2004
Linda L. Wilson 1981 Longview Washington Daily News: Local General or Spot News Reporting
With fellow alumni Dan McDonough (BA, 1979) and Laurie Smith (Attended, 1994 and 1995) for their coverage of the Mount St. Helens eruption.
BA 1979
David Boardman 1990, 1997, 2010 Oversaw three Seattle Times team awards:
1997 – an investigation of abuses in the federal tribal-housing program;
1990 – coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its aftermath;
2010 – coverage of the assassination of four police officers in Lakewood, Wash., and the subsequent manhunt for the killer
MA 1983