By Samantha Leal | 10/25/2012 - 13:55
The Pulitzer Prize board, the organization that gives out one of the most prestigious awards in journalism and literature, has announced that two Latinas will be joining the board: Miami Herald Executive Editor Aminda Marques and playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes.
By Fox News Latino | 10/13/2011 - 14:24
Dominican American writer Junot Díaz didn’t always feel accepted as a child. In an interview with Fox News Latino, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author spoke about growing up in the 80s as an immigrant and feeling rejected by both his Latino and black peers.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/25/2011 - 15:18
Journalism has lost one of its prized reporters. The Los Angeles Times reports that George Ramos, who helped the California newspaper win a Pulitzer Prize in 1984, died this past Saturday. The cause of the 63-year-old’s death is still to be determined, but a local reporter who was trying to reach him said he had diabetes.
By Amaris Castillo | 04/20/2011 - 15:40
This week, a Latino reporter for the Los Angeles Times won a Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s most prestigious awards. Ruben Vives, 31, was awarded the Pulitzer gold medal for public service for a series of stories he produced with Jeff Gottlieb. The men managed to uncover a corruption scandal through which politicians in Bell, a mostly Latino, working-class city in California, were paying themselves six-figure salaries and manipulating records.