The 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Investigative Reporting

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Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eileen Sullivan and Chris Hawley
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Matt Apuzzo is on AP’s investigative team in Washington, where he focuses primarily on national security and intelligence matters. He previously served as AP’s legal affairs writer in Washington, where he covered the trial of White House aide Scooter Libby, the deadly Blackwater shooting in Iraq and the FBI investigation into Sen. Ted Stevens. He started at the AP in Connecticut, where he was part of a three-person team uncovering corruption in state government. A graduate of Colby College, he first covered police and organized crime for the New Bedford (Mass.) Standard-Times.



Adam Goldman is a reporter on the investigative team in Washington, D.C. He joined the AP in 2002, where he covered gambling and tourism in Las Vegas. In 2005, he moved to NYC as a general assignment reporter. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1995. After college, he immigrated to Israel, returning to the U.S. in 1998. He has also worked at newspapers in Virginia and Alabama.



Eileen Sullivan covers counterterrorism for The Associated Press and is an expert on homegrown terrorism and domestic radicalization. She has covered every significant terror plot in the U.S. since Sept. 11. She previously covered the Department of Homeland Security for the AP and for Congressional Quarterly. A graduate of Villanova University, she began her career with the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, N.J. She lives in Washington D.C.



Chris Hawley rejoined The Associated Press in 2010 as a New York-based enterprise writer after six years covering Latin America for The Arizona Republic and USA Today. Hawley began his AP career in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1998 and was an editor on AP’s International Desk in New York from 2000 to 2004. In 2009 Columbia University awarded Hawley the Maria Moors Cabot Prize, a career achievement award, for his reporting from abroad.