Pulitzer Prize for Public Service


May 29, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize for Public Service is one of 14 journalism categories of the Pulitzer Prize, an American awards ceremony. Awarded to media outlets that demonstrated outstanding public service examples using journalism materials. Although the Pulitzer Prize was first awarded in 1917, this category was not awarded that year, but was made the following year.

Awards history

1989 Anchorage Daily News Washington Daily News, 1990: Carcinogen-Contaminated Cities Water Supply, Philadelphia Inquirer: US blood industry is little regulated or supervised by government 1991 Des Moines Register 1992 The Sacramento (CA) Bee: Investigating Environmental Threats and Damage to the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California 1993 Miami Herald 1994 Akron Beacon Journal 1995 Virgin Islands Daily News 1996 News and Observer 1997 Times Pikayun 1998 Grand Forks (ND) Herald 1999 Washington Post Washington Post in 2000 2001 origin 2002 New York Times Boston Globe 2003: Focused on child sexual abuse allegations by Catholic priests The New York Times in 2004 LA Times in 2005 2006 Times Pikayun, Sun Herald: A vivid report of the 2005 Katrina disaster 2007 Wall Street Journal Washington Post 2008 Alexandra Verzen 2009 2010 Herald Courier 2011 LA Times 2012 Philadelphia Inquire 2013 Lauderdale Port (FL) 2014 Washington Post, Guardian 2015 The Post and Courier, ‘Till Death Do Us Part’