The 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners

International Reporting

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For a distinguished example of reporting on international affairs, using any available journalistic tool, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to 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.


Jeffrey Gettleman

Gregory Moore (left), co-chair of The Pulitzer Prize Board, presents the 2012 International Reporting Prize to Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: The New York Times Staff for its powerful exploration of serious mistakes concealed by authorities in Japan after a tsunami and earthquake devastated the nation, and caused a nuclear disaster; and the Thomson Reuters Staff for its well-crafted reports on the momentous revolution in Libya that went beyond battlefield dispatches to tell the wider story of discontent, conflict and the role of outside powers.