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Columbia Announces Pulitzer Prize Jurors

January 20, 1988

NEW YORK (AP) _ The Pulitzer Prize nominating jurors who will pass judgment on journalistic works published in 1987 have been announced by Columbia University President Michael I. Sovern.

The Pulitzers are awarded each spring by Columbia University on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board. The jurors screen all entries and then nominate specific entries for the board’s consideration.

Jurors are assigned to work in one of the 14 Pulitzer journalism categories: public service, general news reporting, investigative reporting, explanatory journalism, specialized reporting, national reporting, international reporting, feature writing, commentary, criticism, editorial writing, editorial cartooning, spot news photography and feature photography.

The jurors are asked to submit three nominations to the board, not in any order of preference.

The entries are then turned over to the Pulitzer Prize Board, which has the authority to select from among the entries nominated by the jurors, make substitutions for those nominations or award no prize at all in a particular category.

Inquiries, entries and exhibits should be addressed to Robert C. Christopher, Administrator, The Pulitzer Prizes, 702 Journalism Building, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. 10027. Entries must be accompanied by a $20 fee. The deadline for submission of entries is Feb. 1.

The names of the 66 nominating jurors, announced Tuesday, are:

Bob Adams, Washington bureau chief, St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Eddie Adams, photographer, New York City; Dale Allen, editor, Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal; Jennifer J. Allen, managing editor, The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus, Miss.; Jay Ambrose, president and editor, El Paso Herald-Post;

N. Christian Anderson III, editor, The Orange County (Calif.) Register; Cheryl Arvidson, Washington bureau chief, Dallas Times Herald; Madeleine H. Blais, professor of journalism, University of Massachusetts; Thomas J. Bray, editorial page editor, The Detroit News; Joann Byrd, executive editor, Everett (Wash.) Herald;

Anthony H. Campbell, managing editor, The Denver Post; Robert P. Clark, retired news consultant, Harte-Hanks Newspapers Inc., San Antonio, Texas; Colleen C. Conant, managing editor, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.; Richard L. Connor, president and publisher, Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram; Mary Dedinsky, deputy managing editor, Chicago Sun-Times;

Colleen Dishon, associate editor, Chicago Tribune; Melvin Durslag, columnist, Los Angeles Herald Examiner; Gene Foreman, managing editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer; Donald Forst, editor, New York Newsday; Jonathan Friendly, managing editor, The Home News, New Brunswick, N.J.;

Hunter George, managing editor, The News and Observer-The Raleigh (N.C.) Times; Sig Gissler, editor and senior vice president, The Milwaukee Journal; Thomas H. Greer, managing editor, Cleveland Plain Dealer; Edwin Guthman, Gannett Foundation distinguished professor of journalism, University of Southern California; Barrie M. Hartman, executive editor, Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera;

Jane Healy, associate editor, The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel; Barbara A. Henry, editor, Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle and Times-Union; Richard High, editor, Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune; M. Lynne Holt, managing editor, The Phoenix (Ariz.) Gazette; James I. Houck, managing editor, The Baltimore Sun;

John Hughes, columnist, The Christian Science Monitor; Ronald S. Hutson, assistant to the editor, The Boston Globe; Bennie Ivory, managing editor, Jackson (Miss.) Daily News; Tonnie L. Katz, managing editor, The Sun, San Bernardino, Calif.; Timothy M. Kelly, managing editor, The Orange County (Calif.) Register;

Craig Klugman, editor, The Journal-Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Bill Kovach, editor, Atlanta Journal and Constitution; Larry Kramer, executive editor, San Francisco Examiner; Ralph Langer, vice president and executive editor, The Dallas Morning News; Norman Lockman, managing editor, Wilmington (Del.) Morning News and Evening Journal;

Reid MacCluggage, editor and publisher, The Day, New London, Conn.; Richard D. Martin, editor, Kenosha (Wis.) News; Tim J. McGuire, managing editor, Minneapolis Star and Tribune; Neil Morgan, editor, The San Diego Tribune; John K. Murphy, executive editor, Guy Gannett Publishing Co., Portland, Maine;

George Neavoll, editor of the editorial pages, Wichita (Kan.) Eagle-Beacon; Irene Nolan, managing editor, The Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal; Mel Opotowsky, managing editor, features-administration, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif.; Eugene Patterson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times; Norman Pearlstine, managing editor and vice president, The Wall Street Journal;

Richard K. Petersen, executive editor, Tri-City Herald, Tri-Cities, Wash.; Saul Pett, special correspondent, The Associated Press; Harry M. Rosenfeld, editor, The Times-Union and The Knickerbocker News, Albany, N.Y.; James A. Rousmaniere Jr., editor and president, The Keene (N.H.) Sentinel; Peter Schrag, editorial page editor, Sacramento Bee;

Austin Scott, editorial writer, columnist, Oakland (Calif.) Tribune; David Shaw, media critic, Los Angeles Times; James E. Shelledy, editor and publisher, Moscow (Idaho) Idahonian and Pullman (Wash.) Daily News; Allan M. Siegal, assistant managing editor, The New York Times; Loretta Tofani, reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer;

David Tucker, managing editor-sports, United Press International; Howard C. Weaver, managing editor, Anchorage Daily News; James P. Willse, managing editor, New York Daily News; Thomas Winship, president, The Center for Foreign Journalists, Reston, Va.; Ken Winter, editor and general manager, Petoskey (Mich.) News-Review; and David Zeeck, managing editor, Kansas City Star.