NABJ Congratulates Denver Post Editor Gregory L. Moore on 2013 Pulitzer Prize
Monday, April 15, 2013
Posted by: Tiane Johnson
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 15, 2013) –The
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is pleased to congratulate
NABJ’s 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and Denver Post Editor Gregory L. Moore on being awarded the 2013
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.
The Denver Post staff
was honored for its coverage of the Aurora, Colo. movie theater shooting that
killed 12 and injured 58 in July 2012.
The coverage—which included online, social media, video, photography and
print stories—documented the first four days of the shooting.
"We all wish July 20 never
happened, but it did and I could not be more proud of The Denver Post for its
exhaustive and creative coverage. It is a great achievement to have that work
honored with a Pulitzer Prize," said Gregory L. Moore, Editor of the Denver
The Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News
Reporting is awarded "for a distinguished example of local reporting of
breaking news that, as quickly as possible, captures events accurately as they
occur, and, as time passes, illuminates, provides context and expands upon the
initial coverage," according to the announcement made today by Columbia
year's award marks the fourth consecutive year The Denver Post has been awarded
a Pulitzer Prize. The newspaper will receive the Prize
on May 30 in New York City.
An advocacy group
established in 1975 in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest
organization for journalists of color in the nation, and provides career
development as well as educational and other support to its members
worldwide. For more information, please visit www.nabj.org.