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NC native wins Pulitzer Prize for play set at barbecue

May. 21, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — James Ijames knew that the Pulitzer Prizes would be announced on May 9, but he didn’t check to see if he won. Instead, he busied himself in his office at Villanova University, catching up on work that he hadn’t yet completed for the semester. Then his...

USA Today's Epstein wins award as emerging NFL writer

May. 17, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

Jori Epstein, who covers the Dallas Cowboys and the NFL for USA Today, has been selected as the 2022 Terez A. Paylor Emerging Writer Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. Epstein, the second Paylor Award winner, has covered the league and the Cowboys for USA...

USA Today's Jarrett Bell wins writers' award for service

May. 11, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

USA Today sports writer/columnist Jarrett Bell has won the Bill Nunn Jr. Award for journalistic contributions while covering pro football. Bell, who has covered the NFL since 1981 and has been with USA Today since 1993, was selected by the Professional Football Writers of America. He...

Joshua Cohen, the late Winfred Rembert win arts Pulitzers

May. 09, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joshua Cohen's “The Netanyahus,” a comic and rigorous campus novel based on the true story of the father of former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeking a job in academia, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Benzion Netanyahu, who died in 2012,...

Pulitzers Live Updates: Slain photographer among winners

May. 09, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Reuters photographer who was killed while covering fighting in Afghanistan was part of a team that took home the Pulitzer for feature photography. Danish Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave won for images depicting the toll...

Pulitzer Prizes award Washington Post for Jan. 6 coverage

May. 09, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post won the Pulitzer Prize in public service journalism Monday for its coverage of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, an attack on democracy that was a shocking start to a tumultuous year that also saw the end of the United States’ longest war, in...

Pulitzer Prizes award special citation to journalists of Ukraine for 'courage, endurance and commitment' during war

May. 09, 2022 15:30 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Pulitzer Prizes award special citation to journalists of Ukraine for 'courage, endurance and commitment' during war.

Washington Post’s Jan. 6 insurrection coverage wins public service award as Pulitzer Prizes honor 2021’s best journalism

May. 09, 2022 15:30 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Post’s Jan. 6 insurrection coverage wins public service award as Pulitzer Prizes honor 2021’s best journalism.

AP source: Jokic captures 2nd straight NBA MVP award

May. 09, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic put up numbers never seen before in NBA history. Not from Wilt. Not from Kareem. Not from “Air Jordan.” Not from LeBron. With a historic season, the Denver Nuggets big man earned his second straight Most Valuable Player award, a person with knowledge...

Belarus journalist group wins UNESCO's press freedom award

Apr. 27, 2022 09:26 AM EDT

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus' top independent journalists' organization has been awarded a UNESCO press freedom award. The Belarusian Association of Journalists has been named as the laureate of the 2022 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize — a $25,000 award for...