Iowa State journalism
graduates win Pulitzers
Chris Adams (1988 B.A. in journalism and mass communication) was part of
The Wall Street Journal staff that won a Pulitzer for national reporting
for stories questioning U.S. defense spending and military deployment during
the post-Cold War era.
Tom Knudson (1980 B.A. in journalism and mass communication) won a
Pulitzer for public service for “The Sierra in Peril,” reporting
published in The Sacramento (Calif.) Bee that examined environmental
damage to the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California.
Tom Knudson (1980 B.A. in journalism and mass communication) won a Pulitzer
for national reporting for his series of articles in The Des Moines Register
that examined the dangers of farming as an occupation.
Robert Bartley (1959 B.S. in journalism-science and technical) of The Wall
Street Journal won a Pulitzer for editorial writing.
Lauren K. Soth (1932 B.S. in agriculture journalism) received a Pulitzer
for editorial writing for the editorial in The (Des Moines) Register
and Tribune inviting a farm delegation from the Soviet Union to visit
which led directly to the Russian farm visit to the U.S.