Pulitzer Prize Winner Interviews

About the Interviews

The Pulitzer Prize Winner Interviews are a series of exclusive interviews with Boston University alumni recipients of the Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism. Focusing on their career paths from graduation to professional success and beyond, nine award-winning journalists share their experience and insight on the changing landscape of journalism and what it takes to become an accomplished journalist.

The Pulitzer Prize Winner Interviews were recorded on November 17 and 18, 2005, at Boston University, with the exception of Anthony Lewis, which was recorded on November 20, 2005 at the John F. Kennedy Library.

About the Crew

Host Nick Barber is a senior at Boston University College of Communication, majoring in Broadcast Journalism. Besides taking part in special events such as hosting the Pulitzer Prize Winner Interviews and participating twice in The Great Debate, Nick is also the host of the long-running The Nick Show at WTBU Radio. Visit Nick’s website at http://www.nickbarber.com/.

Videographer Chun-shek Chan is a graduate student of Broadcast Journalism at Boston University College of Communication. He is also the producer-director of Boston Biz, a weekly business magazine show, and was a director of The Great Debate, broadcast live on the internet and nationally on C-SPAN. Find out more about Chun-shek at http://chunshek.com/.

Project advisor Sasha Norkin is an Internet and television consultant for companies such as Palm Computing and Hearst Argyle Television. She was executive producer of news, specials, and production at WHDH-TV as well as executive producer at WCVB-TV, where she was in charge of the daily newscasts. She has coordinated coverage of special events such as elections, the Boston Marathon, and visits of First Ladies, Nelson Mandela, and the like. Professor Norkin teaches a wide range of broadcast journalism and multimedia courses at Boston University College of Communication.

Tom Fiedler
COM ’71 MS
Daniel Goodrich
COM ’75
Stan Grossfeld
COM ’80 MS
Stephen Kurkjian
CAS ’66
Anthony Lewis
Mark Thompson
COM ’75
Helen Ubinas
COM ’94
Don Van Natta, Jr.
COM ’86
Susan Walsh
COM ’87