Carnegie Mellon University

David Shribman Recalls Newspaper Career

April 15, 2019

Scholar-in-Residence Led 2019 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Team

David Shribman, a Scholar-in-Residence at the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, led The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette team that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.

The judges commended the newspaper's staff "for immersive, compassionate coverage of the massacre at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue that captured the anguish and resilience of a community thrust into grief."

Shribman, former executive editor of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, joined the Dietrich College in January.

He previously won a Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for analytical reporting on Washington developments and the American political scene.

Read more and listen to an interview with Shribman