New York Times



Award(s) Won by Its Staff or Authors


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Motivation / Winning Work
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New York Times (Staff) (1918)The New York Times, "for its public service in publishing in full so many official reports, documents and speeches by European statesmen relating to the progress and conduct of the war."Public Service
Alva Johnston (1923)Alva Johnston of The New York Times, for his reports of the proceedings of the convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in Cambridge Mass, in December, 1922.Reporting
Edward M. Kingsbury (1926)Edward M. Kingsbury, The New York Times, "for the editorial entitled 'House of a Hundred Sorrows.'"Editorial Writing
Russell Owen (1930)Russell Owen of The New York Times For his reports by radio of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition.Reporting
Walter Duranty (1932)Walter Duranty of The New York Times for his series of dispatches on Russia specifically the working out of the Five Year Plan.Correspondence
Frederick T. Birchall (1934)Frederick T. Birchall of The New York Times for his correspondence from Europe.Correspondence
Arthur Krock (1935)Arthur Krock of The New York Times for his Washington dispatcheCorrespondence
Lauren D. Lyman (1936)Lauren D. Lyman of The New York Times for the exclusive story revealing that the Charles Lindbergh family was leaving the United States to live in England.Reporting
Anne O'Hare McCormick (1937)Anne O'Hare McCormick of The New York Times for her dispatches and feature articles from Europe in 1936.Correspondence
William L. Laurence (1937)John J. O'Neill, William L. Laurence, Howard W. Blakeslee, Gobind Behari Lal and David Dietz of New York Herald Tribune, The New York Times, AP, Universal Service and Scripps-Howard, for their coverage of science at the Tercentenary of Harvard University.Reporting
Arthur Krock (1938)Arthur Krock of The New York Times for his exclusive authorized interview with the President of the United States on February 27, 1937.Correspondence
Otto D. Tolischus (1940)Otto D. Tolischus of The New York Times for his dispatches from Berlin.Correspondence
New York Times (Staff) (1941)The New York Times, for the public educational value of its foreign news report, exemplified by its scope, by excellence of writing and presentation and supplementary background information, illustration, and interpretationSpecial Citations
Louis Stark (1942)Louis Stark of The New York Times for his distinguished reporting of important labor stories during the year.National Reporting
Hanson W. Baldwin (1943)Hanson W. Baldwin of The New York Times For his report of his wartime tour of the Southwest Pacific.Correspondence
New York Times (Staff) (1944)New York Times, "for its survey of the teaching of American History."Public Service
James Reston (1945)James Reston of The New York Times for his news dispatches and interpretive articles on the Dumbarton Oaks security conference.National Reporting
Arnaldo Cortesi (1946)Arnaldo Cortesi of The New York Times for distinguished correspondence during the year 1945, as exemplified by his reports from Buenos Aires, Argentina.Correspondence
William L. Laurence (1946)William L. Laurence of The New York Times for his eye-witness account of the atom-bombing of Nagasaki and his subsequent ten articles on the development, production, and significance of the atomic bomb.Reporting
Brooks Atkinson (1947)Brooks Atkinson of The New York Times for distinguished correspondence during 1946, as exemplified by his series of articles on Russia.Correspondence
C. P. Trussel (1949)C. P. Trussel, New York Times, "for consistent excellence covering the national scene from Washington."National Reporting
Meyer Berger (1950)Meyer Berger, The New York Times, "For his 4,000 word story on the mass killings by Howard Unruh in Camden, N.J."Local Reporting
Cyrus L. Sulzberger (1951)Cyrus L. Sulzberger of The New York Times for his exclusive interview with Archbishop Stepinac.Special Citations
Arthur Krock (1951)The Advisory Board on the Pulitzer Prizes as a policy does not make any award to an individual member of the Board. In 1951, the Board decided that the outstanding instance of National Reporting done in 1950 was the exclusive interview with President Truman obtained by Arthur Krock of The New York Times, while Mr. Krock was a Board member. The Board therefore made no award in the National Reporting category.Special Citations
Anthony Leviero (1952)Anthony Leviero, New York Times, "for his exclusive article of April 21, 1951, disclosing the record of conversations between President Truman and General of the Army Douglas MacArthur at Wake Island in their conference of October 1950."National Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (1953)The New York Times, for the section of its Sunday newspaper edited by Lester Markel and headed, "Review of the Week," which for seventeen years has brought enlightenment and intelligent commentary to its readers.Special Citations
Harrison E. Salisbury (1955)Harrison E. Salisbury, New York Times, "for his distinguished series of articles, 'Russia Re-Viewed,' based on his six years as a Times correspondent in Russia. The perceptive and well-written Salisbury articles made a valuable contribution to American understanding of what is going on inside Russia. This was principally due to the writer's wide range of subject matter and depth of background plus a number of illuminating photographs which he took."International Reporting
Arthur Daley (1956)Arthur Daley, The New York Times, "for his outstanding coverage and commentary on the world of sports in his daily column, Sports of the Times."Investigative Reporting
James Reston (1957)James Reston, The New York Times, "for his distinguished national correspondence, including both news dispatches and interpretive reporting, an outstanding example of which was his five-part analysis of the effect of President Eisenhower's illness on the functioning of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government."National Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (1958)Staff of the New York Times, "for its distinguished coverage of foreign news, which was characterized by admirable initiative, continuity and high quality during the year."International Reporting
A.M. Rosenthal (1960)A.M. Rosenthal, New York Times, "for his perceptive and authoritative reporting from Poland. Mr. Rosenthal's subsequent expulsion from the country was attributed by Polish government spokesmen to the depth his reporting into Polish affairs, there being no accusation of false reporting."International Reporting
Anthony Lewis (1963)Anthony Lewis, New York Times, "for his distinguished reporting of the proceedings of the United States Supreme Court during the year, with particular emphasis on the coverage of the decision in the reapportionment case and its consequences in many of the States of the Union."National Reporting
David Halberstam (1964)Malcolm W. Browne of the Associated Press and David Halberstam of the New York Times, "for their individual reporting of the Vietnam War and the overthrow of the Diem regime."International Reporting
J. Anthony Lukas (1968)J. Anthony Lukas, The New York Times, "for the social document he wrote in his investigation of the life and the murder of Linda Fitzpatrick."Investigative Reporting
Ada Louise Huxtable (1970)Ada Louise Huxtable, The New York Times, "for distinguished criticism during 1969"Criticism
Harold C. Schonberg (1971)Harold C. Schonberg, The New York Times, "for his music criticism during 1970"Criticism
New York Times (Staff) (1972)The New York Times, "for the publication of the Pentagon Papers."Public Service
Max Frankel (1973)Max Frankel, New York Times, "for his coverage of President Nixon's visit to China in 1972."International Reporting
Hedrick Smith (1974)Hedrick Smith, New York Times, "for his coverage of the Soviet Union and its allies in Eastern Europe in 1973."International Reporting
Walter Wellesley Smith (1976)Walter Wellesley (Red) Smith, New York Times, "for his commentary on sports in 1975 and for many other years."Commentary
Sydney H. Schanberg (1976)Sydney H. Schanberg, New York Times, "for his coverage of the Communist takeover in Cambodia, carried out at great risk when he elected to stay at his post after the fall of Phnom Penh."International Reporting
William Safire (1978)William Safire, New York Times, "for commentary on the Bert Lance affair.Commentary
Henry Kamm (1978)Henry Kamm, New York Times, "for his stories on the refugees, 'Vietnamese boat people,' from Indochina."International Reporting
Walter Kerr (1978)Walter Kerr, New York Times, "for articles on the theater in 1977 and throughout his long career"Criticism
Russell Baker (1979)Russell Baker, New York TimesCommentary
John M. Crewdson (1981)John M. Crewdson, The New York Times, "for his coverage of illegal aliens and immigration."National Reporting
Dave Anderson (1981)Dave Anderson, New York Times, "for his commentary on sports."Commentary
Jack Rosenthal (1982)Jack Rosenthal, The New York TimesEditorial Writing
John Darnton (1982)John Darnton, New York Times, "for his reporting from Poland."International Reporting
Nan C. Robertson (1983)Nan C. Robertson, The New York Times, "for her memorable and medically detailed account of her struggle with toxic shock syndrome."Feature Writing
Thomas L. Friedman (1983)Thomas L. Friedman and Loren Jenkins, New York Times and Washington Post respectively, "for their individual reporting of the Israeli invasion of Beirut and its tragic aftermath."International Reporting
Paul Goldberger (1984)Paul Goldberger, The New York Times, "for architectural criticism"Criticism
John Noble Wilford (1984)John Noble Wilford, The New York Times, "for reporting on a wide variety of scientific topics of national import."National Reporting
Donal Henahan (1986)Donal Henahan, The New York Times, "for his music criticism"Criticism
New York Times (Staff) (1986)Staff of The New York Times, "for a six-part comprehensive series on the Strategic Defense Initiative, which explored the scientific, political and foreign policy issues involved in 'Star Wars.'"Explanatory Reporting
Alex S. Jones (1987)Alex S. Jones of The New York Times, for The Fall of the House of Bingham, a skillful and sensitive report of a powerful newspaper family's bickering and how it led to the sale of a famed media empire.Beat Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (1987)Staff of The New York Times, "for coverage of the aftermath of the Challenger explosion, which included stories that identified serious flaws in the shuttle's design and in the administration of America's space program."National Reporting
Thomas L. Friedman (1988)Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times, "for balanced and informed coverage of Israel."International Reporting
Bill Keller (1989)Bill Keller, New York Times, "for resourceful and detailed coverage of events in the U.S.S.R."International Reporting
Sheryl Wudunn (1990)Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, New York Times, "for knowledgeable reporting from China on the mass movement for democracy and its subsequent suppression."International Reporting
Nicholas D. Kristof (1990)Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, New York Times, "for knowledgeable reporting from China on the mass movement for democracy and its subsequent suppression."International Reporting
Serge Schmemann (1991)Serge Schmemann, New York Times, "for his coverage of the reunification of Germany."International Reporting
Natalie Angier (1991)Natalie Angier, The New York Times, for her compelling and illuminating reports on a variety of scientific topics.Beat Reporting
Howell Raines (1992)Howell Raines, The New York Times, "for 'Grady's Gift,' an account of the author's childhood friendship with his family's black housekeeper and the lasting lessons of their relationship."Feature Writing
Anna Quindlen (1992)Anna Quindlen, New York Times, "for her compelling columns on a wide range of personal and political topics."Commentary
John F. Burns (1993)John F. Burns, New York Times, "for his courageous and thorough coverage of the destruction of Sarajevo and the barbarous killings in the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina."International Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (1994)Staff of the New York Times, "for its comprehensive coverage of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing."Breaking News Reporting
Isabel Wilkerson (1994)Isabel Wilkerson, The New York Times, "for her profile of a fourth-grader from Chicago's South Side and for two stories reporting on the Midwestern flood of 1993."Feature Writing
Margo Jefferson (1995)Margo Jefferson, The New York Times, "for her book reviews and other cultural criticism"Criticism
Rick Bragg (1996)Rick Bragg, The New York Times, "for his elegantly written stories about contemporary America."Feature Writing
Robert D. Mcfadden (1996)Robert D. McFadden of New York Times, "for his highly skilled writing and reporting on deadline during the year."Breaking News Reporting
Robert B. Semple Jr. (1996)Robert B. Semple, Jr., The New York Times, "for his editorials on environmental issues"Editorial Writing
John F. Burns (1997)John F. Burns, New York Times, "for his courageous and insightful coverage of the harrowing regime imposed on Afghanistan by the Taliban."International Reporting
Michiko Kakutani (1998)Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times, "for her passionate, intelligent writing on books and contemporary literature"Criticism
Linda Greenhouse (1998)Linda Greenhouse, The New York Times, for her consistently illuminating coverage of the United States Supreme Court.Beat Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (1998)Staff of the New York Times, "for its revealing series that profiled the corrosive effects of drug corruption in Mexico."International Reporting
Jeff Gerth (1999)Staff of The New York Times, and notably Jeff Gerth, "for a series of articles that disclosed the corporate sale of American technology to China, with U.S. government approval despite national security risks, prompting investigations and significant changes in policy."National Reporting
Maureen Dowd (1999)Maureen Dowd, New York Times, "for her fresh and insightful columns on the impact of President Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky."Commentary
New York Times (Staff) (1999)Staff of The New York Times, and notably Jeff Gerth, "for a series of articles that disclosed the corporate sale of American technology to China, with U.S. government approval despite national security risks, prompting investigations and significant changes in policy."National Reporting
David Cay Johnston (2001)David Cay Johnston, The New York Times, for his penetrating and enterprising reporting that exposed loopholes and inequities in the U.S. tax code, which was instrumental in bringing about reforms.Beat Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2001)The New York Times staff, "for its compelling and memorable series exploring racial experiences and attitudes across contemporary America."National Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2002) (1)Staff of The New York Times, "for its coverage of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center." Breaking News Photography
New York Times (Staff) (2002) (2)Staff of The New York Times, "for its informed and detailed reporting, before and after the September 11th attacks on America, that profiled the global terrorism network and the threats it posed."Explanatory Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2002) (6)The New York Times, "for a special section published regularly after the September 11th terrorist attacks on America, which coherently and comprehensively covered the tragic events, profiled the victims, and tracked the developing story, locally and globally."Public Service
Gretchen Morgenson (2002)Gretchen Morgenson, The New York Times, for her trenchant and incisive Wall Street coverage.Beat Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2002) (5)The New York Times staff, "for its photographs chronicling the pain and the perseverance of people enduring protracted conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan."Feature Photographhy
Thomas Friedman (2002)Thomas Friedman, New York Times, "for his clarity of vision, based on extensive reporting, in commenting on the worldwide impact of the terrorist threat."Commentary
Barry Bearak (2002)Barry Bearak, New York Times, "for his deeply affecting and illuminating coverage of daily life in war-torn Afghanistan."International Reporting
Clifford J. Levy (2003)Clifford J. Levy, The New York Times, "for his vivid, brilliantly written series 'Broken Homes' that exposed the abuse of mentally ill adults in state-regulated homes."Investigative Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2004)The New York Times, "for the work of David Barstow and Lowell Bergman that relentlessly examined death and injury among American workers and exposed employers who break basic safety rules." (This was moved by the board from the Investigative Reporting category, where it was also entered.)Public Service
Walt Bogdanich (2005)Walt Bogdanich of New York Times, "for his heavily documented stories about the corporate cover-up of responsibility for fatal accidents at railway crossings."National Reporting
Eric Lichtblau (2006)James Risen and Eric Lichtblau of the New York Times, "for their carefully sourced stories on secret domestic eavesdropping that stirred a national debate on the boundary line between fighting terrorism and protecting civil liberty."National Reporting
Nicholas D. Kristof (2006)Nicholas D. Kristof of New York Times, "for his graphic, deeply reported columns that, at personal risk, focused attention on genocide in Darfur and that gave voice to the voiceless in other parts of the world."Commentary
James Risen (2006)James Risen and Eric Lichtblau of the New York Times, "for their carefully sourced stories on secret domestic eavesdropping that stirred a national debate on the boundary line between fighting terrorism and protecting civil liberty."National Reporting
Joseph Kahn (2006)Joseph Kahn and Jim Yardley of the New York Times, "for their ambitious stories on ragged justice in China as the booming nation's legal system evolves."International Reporting
Jim Yardley (2006)Joseph Kahn and Jim Yardley of the New York Times, "for their ambitious stories on ragged justice in China as the booming nation's legal system evolves."International Reporting
Andrea Elliott (2007)Andrea Elliott of The New York Times, for 'Muslims in America Series,' "her intimate, richly textured portrait of an immigrant imam striving to find his way and serve his faithful in America."Feature Writing
Jake Hooker (2008)(Two winning newspapers) Walt Bogdanich and Jake Hooker of The New York Times, "for their stories on toxic ingredients in medicine and other everyday products imported from China, leading to crackdowns by American and Chinese officials." Staff of The Chicago Tribune, "for its exposure of faulty governmental regulation of toys, car seats and cribs, resulting in the extensive recall of hazardous products and congressional action to tighten supervision."Investigative Reporting
Amy Harmon (2008)Amy Harmon of The New York Times, "for her striking examination of the dilemmas and ethical issues that accompany DNA testing, using human stories to sharpen her reports."Explanatory Reporting
Walt Bogdanich (2008)(Two winning newspapers) Walt Bogdanich and Jake Hooker of The New York Times, "for their stories on toxic ingredients in medicine and other everyday products imported from China, leading to crackdowns by American and Chinese officials." Staff of The Chicago Tribune, "for its exposure of faulty governmental regulation of toys, car seats and cribs, resulting in the extensive recall of hazardous products and congressional action to tighten supervision."Investigative Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2009) (3)Staff of The New York Times, "for its swift and sweeping coverage of a prostitution scandal that resulted in the resignation of Gov. Eliot Spitzer, breaking the story on its Web site and then developing it with authoritative, rapid-fire reports."Breaking News Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2009) (4)The New York Times Staff, "for its masterful, groundbreaking coverage of America’s deepening military and political challenges in Afghanistan and Pakistan, reporting frequently done under perilous conditions." Original seriesInternational Reporting
Holland Cotter (2009)Holland Cotter, The New York Times, "for his wide ranging reviews of art, from Manhattan to China, marked by acute observation, luminous writing and dramatic storytelling"Criticism
David Barstow (2009)David Barstow of The New York Times, for his tenacious reporting that revealed how some retired generals, working as radio and television analysts, had been co-opted by the Pentagon to make its case for the war in Iraq, and how many of them also had undisclosed ties to companies that benefited from policies they defended."Investigative Reporting
Damon Winter (2009)Damon Winter of The New York Times, "for his memorable array of pictures deftly capturing multiple facets of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign."Feature Photographhy
Michael Moss (2010)Michael Moss and members of The New York Times staff "for relentless reporting on contaminated hamburger and other food safety issues."Explanatory Reporting
Matt Richtel (2010)Matt Richtel and members of The New York Times staff, "for incisive work, in print and online, on the hazardous use of cell phones, computers and other devices while operating cars and trucks, stimulating widespread efforts to curb distracted driving."National Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2010)Matt Richtel and members of The New York Times staff, "for incisive work, in print and online, on the hazardous use of cell phones, computers and other devices while operating cars and trucks, stimulating widespread efforts to curb distracted driving."National Reporting
Clifford J. Levy (2011)Clifford J. Levy and Ellen Barry of The New York Times, "for their dogged reporting that put a human face on the faltering justice system in Russia, remarkably influencing the discussion inside the country."International Reporting
Ellen Barry (2011)Clifford J. Levy and Ellen Barry of The New York Times, "for their dogged reporting that put a human face on the faltering justice system in Russia, remarkably influencing the discussion inside the country."International Reporting
David Leonhardt (2011)David Leonhardt of New York Times, "for his graceful penetration of America’s complicated economic questions, from the federal budget deficit to health care reform."Commentary
David Kocieniewski (2012)David Kocieniewski of The New York Times "for his lucid series that penetrated a legal thicket to explain how the nation’s wealthiest citizens and corporations often exploited loopholes and avoided taxes."Explanatory Reporting
Jeffrey Gettleman (2012)Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times, "for his vivid reports, often at personal peril, on famine and conflict in East Africa, a neglected but increasingly strategic part of the world."International Reporting
New York Times (Staff) (2013)The New York Times staff (reporters included David Barboza, Charles Duhigg, David Kocieniewski, Steve Lohr, John Markoff, David Segal, David Streitfeld, Hiroko Tabuchi, and Bill Vlasic) "for its penetrating look into business practices by Apple and other technology companies that illustrates the darker side of a changing global economy for workers and consumers."Explanatory Reporting
David Barboza (2013)David Barboza of The New York Times, "For his striking exposure of corruption at high levels of the Chinese government."International Reporting
David Barstow (2013)David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab The New York Times, "for their reports on how Wal-Mart used widespread bribery to dominate the market in Mexico, resulting in changes in company practices."Investigative Reporting
Alejandra Xanic Von Bertrab (2013)David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab The New York Times, "for their reports on how Wal-Mart used widespread bribery to dominate the market in Mexico, resulting in changes in company practices."Investigative Reporting
John Branch (2013)John Branch of The New York Times, for 'Snow Fall', an "evocative narrative about skiers killed in an avalanche and the science that explains such disasters" and the integration of multimedia elements.Feature Writing
Josh Haner (2014)Josh Haner of The New York Times, "for his stirring portraits of the painful rehabilitation of a man badly injured in the Boston Marathon bombings".Feature Photographhy
Tyler Hicks (2014)Tyler Hicks of The New York Times, "for courageously documenting a deadly terrorist attack at a Nairobi shopping mall."Breaking News Photography


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