Pulitzer Prize Winner Interviews

Stephen Kurkjian

Stephen Kurkjian is the senior metropolitan editor for The Boston Globe, and one of three founding members of the Globe’s investigative Spotlight Team. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting on two occasions: in 1972, for exposing corruption in Somerville, Mass.; and, in 1980, for coverage of Boston’s transit system. He also shared the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for investigating sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. In addition, his reporting has won him and the Globe more than two dozen other national and regional journalism awards, and his article on the Massachusetts prison system was acknowledged by Washington Monthly as the Best Story in US Newspapers for March 2004. Kurkjian is also a non-practicing member of the Massachusetts Bar.

The Interview

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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