Joynes Event :: Anne Hull :: Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, National reporter for the Washington Post who covered Sept 11 from Ground Zero and Hurrican Katrina from New Orleans.
Tue, October 1, 2013 • 7:00 PM • Joynes Reading Room, Carothers Residence Hall 007
Anne Hull is a reporter on the national staff of the Washington Post. She has written about immigration, class, race and the war in Iraq. She covered Sept. 11 at Ground Zero and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
Hull and Post colleague Dana Priest received the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for exposing the neglect of wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Their coverage of the nation’s wounded also received the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Grand Prize Award. Hull has been a Pulitzer Prize finalist several times and has won the American Society of Newspaper Editor Distinguished Writing Award.
She started her career as a copy kid at the St Petersburg Times and later became the paper’s national correspondent before joining the Post. In 1995, she was Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and in 2010 she was the Holtzbrinck Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and she has been a visiting professor at Princeton University. She attended Florida State University.
She currently serves on the Board of Trustees at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg and lives in Washington, D.C.
The Joynes Reading Room is located on the east side of the Coarthers Residence Hall at 2501 Whitis Avenue on the University of Texas at Austin Campus. Paid parking is available at the garage at 25th Street and San Antonio.
No tickets or RSPV are required, however seating will be limited. Call 512 471-5787 for more information.
This event is free and open to the public.