Proud Pulitzer Prize Winners

Six UNC Hussman alumni win 2020 Pulitzer Prizes

Nikole Hannah Jones

Six UNC Hussman alumni win 2020 Pulitzer Prizes

2020 Pulitzer Prize Winner Nikole Hannah Jones ’03 (M.A.)

The UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media is proud to celebrate six graduates who have been awarded 2020 Pulitzer PrizesOpens in new window. This year’s winners represent the breadth of experience and talent of the school’s alumni community and the continuing impact of UNC Hussman on the journalism industry.

“We are so proud that our alumni continue to lead national conversations. Throughout their beats and fields, they make their mark by not just covering news, but uncovering it,” said Susan KingOpens in new window, dean of the school. “That is the UNC Hussman value, and we are happy to see our students carry the lessons they learned of our excellent faculty and staff and peers into the world as alumni.”

Since the 1950s, UNC Hussman graduates have continued that tradition of public service and many have been awarded Pulitzers throughout the years. The 2020 winners were all involved in projects that sparked national conversations and recognitions.

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