Princeton-affiliated journalists Jennifer Senior ’91 and Marie-Rose Sheinerman ’23 have been awarded 2022 Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism. The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, journal, on the net journalism, and literature and musical composition within just the United States.
Sheinerman is the Editor-in-Main of The Each day Princetonian.
Senior gained the Pulitzer Prize for Journalism in Characteristic Writing for her article in The Atlantic titled “What Bobby McIlvaine Still left Powering.”
The subject of Senior’s piece, Bobby McIlvaine ’97, was her brother’s roommate whilst at Princeton, as perfectly as in 2001, when McIlvaine tragically died in the September 11 assaults on New York’s twin towers. In an job interview with the ‘Prince,’ Senior explained the difficulties involved with this kind of an personal matter.
“We had been cozy with each other. I already understood a lot of the tales — I knew Bobby,” she stated. “I also just understood about the variety of soreness that [his parents have] been dealing with for 20 yrs.”
“But it also intended that I felt vastly protective toward them and wanted to honor them and capture them completely. Which is generally difficult,” she continued.
Senior stated that the notion for the