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Pulitzer Prize 2022, Complete Winners List of Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize 2022

Pulitzer Prize winners in Journalism, Books, Drama, and Music were announced on May 9. The Pulitzer Prize is an award considered the highest national honor for outstanding achievement in print journalism, literature, and musical composition within the United States. This Prize was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer, who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher, and is administered by Columbia University.

Pulitzer Prize India 2022

This year India received four awards for documenting its battle with Covid-19. Danish Siddiqui, Reuters photographer was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize along with Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave for their images of Covid-19 in India. Siddiqui was killed while covering the war between Afghan troops and the Taliban in the Spin Boldak district of Kandahar city last year.

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Pulitzer Prize 2022: Complete List of Pulitzer Prize winners in Journalism, Drama, Books and Music

Winners in Journalism and their Awards:

  • Public Service
    The Washington Post
     for its account of the assault on Washington on January 6, 2021.
  • Breaking News Reporting
    The staff of the Miami Herald
    for its coverage of the collapse of the Seaside apartment towers in Florida.
  • Investigative Reporting
    Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington and Eli Murray
    of the Tampa Bay Times for an expose of highly toxic hazards inside Florida’s only battery recycling plant that forced the implementation of safety measures to adequately protect workers and nearby residents.
  • Explanatory Reporting
    Staff of Quanta Magazine
    , notably Natalie Wolchover, for reporting on how the Webb Space Telescope works.
  • Local Reporting
    Madison Hopkins
    of the Better Government Association and Cecilia Reyes of the Chicago Tribune for an examination of Chicago’s long history of failed building and fire safety code enforcement.
  • National Reporting
    The staff of The New York Times for a project that quantified a disturbing pattern of fatal traffic stops by police.
  • International Reporting
    The staff of The New York Times for reporting that exposed the vast civilian tolls of US-led airstrikes, challenging official accounts of American military engagements in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.
  • Feature Writing
    Jennifer Senior
    of The Atlantic for a portrayal of a family’s reckoning of loss in the 20 years since 9/11.
  • Commentary
    Melinda Henneberger
    of the Kansas City Star for persuasive columns demanding justice for alleged victims of a retired police detective accused of being a sexual predator.
  • Criticism
    Salamishah Tillet
    , contributing critic at large for The New York Times, for writing about Black stories in art and popular culture.
  • Editorial Writing
    Lisa Falkenberg, Michael Lindenberger, Joe Holley and Luis Carrasco
    of the Houston Chronicle for a campaign that, with original reporting, revealed voter suppression tactics, rejected the myth of widespread voter fraud and argued for sensible voting reforms.
  • Illustrated Reporting and Commentary
    Fahmida Azim, Anthony Del Col, Josh Adams and Walt Hickey
    of Insider for a comic on an Uyghur internment camp.
  • Breaking News Photography
    Marcus Yam
    of the Los Angeles Times for raw and urgent images of the US departure from Afghanistan.
    Win McNamee, Drew Angerer, Spencer Platt, Samuel Corum and Jon Cherry of Getty Images for comprehensive and consistently riveting photos of the attack on the US capitol.
  • Feature Photography
    Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Amit Dave and the late Danish Siddiqui of Reuters for images of Covid’s toll in India.
  • Audio Reporting
    Staffs of Futuro Media and PRX for “Suave”
    — an immersive profile of a man re-entering society after more than 30 years in prison.

Winners in Books, Drama and Music:

  • Fiction
    The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family, by Joshua Cohen.
  • Drama
    Fat Ham, by James Ijames
  • History
    Covered with Night, by Nicole Eustace and Cuba: An American History, by Ada Ferrer
  • Biography
    Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir of the Jim Crow South, by the late Winfred Rembert as told to Erin I. Kelly
  • Poetry
    frank: sonnets, by Diane Seuss
  • General Nonfiction
    Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City, by Andrea Elliott
  • Music
    Voiceless Mass, by Raven Chacon

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