University of Wisconsin-Madison alumnus Anthony Shadid (BA’90, Political Science & Journalism) has earned a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the lasting effects of the war in Iraq.
This is Shadid’s second Pulitzer Prize. His first Pulitzer Prize also came from his coverage on the United State’s war in Iraq in 2003.
Currently a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, the award comes from a series written for the Washington Post.
Some awards Shadid has received from UW include the journalism school’s Ralph O. Nafziger Award, honoring achievements by young alumni, and the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award. For more information: http://www.news.wisc.edu/17945