Pulitzer Prizes 2023

The Pulitzer Prizes 2023 were recently announced, with four of the journalism awards across 15 categories awarded to local media organizations for their reportage on corruption among local officials. The award is considered the highest honor a US-based journalist or organization can receive. The awards were announced by Pulitzer Prizes administrator Marjorie Miller. A total of 22 Pulitzer categories are awarded out of which, in 21 categories, winners receive a $15,000 cash award and a certificate. Some notable winners in the Books, Drama, and Music category include "Demon Copperhead" and "Trust" in Fiction, "English" in Drama, “Freedom’s Dominion: A Saga of White Resistance to Federal Power” in History, "G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century” in Biography, and "His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice" in General Nonfiction.

Important Points:

  1. Pulitzer prizes are awarded annually in twenty-two categories.
  2. They are considered the highest honor for journalists and organizations based in the U.S.
  3. Four journalism awards were given to local outlets for exposing corruption among local officials.
  4. The awards are announced by Marjorie Miller, the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes
  5. There are cash awards and certificates for 21 categories of the Pulitzer prizes.
  6. Books, Drama, and Music are among the categories in Pulitzer Prizes.