|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
|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.
|Peter||Rinearson||1984||The Seattle Times, Feature Writing
for “Making It Fly,” his account of the new Boeing 757 jetliner.
|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.
|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
Read the latest Department Newsletter here. Archived newsletters can also be found on this page.
Alumni Mentor Award
Early Career Award
Read a collection of stories about featured alumni here.
Pulitzer Prize Winners
A number of alumni from the Department of Communication have been awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. Take a look. >>
The distinguished alumna/nus gives the keynote speech to our graduating students at our annual graduation celebration in June. Meet our distinguished alumni >>