The School of Journalism and Communication is excited to announce the addition of two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and authors to the faculty. Brent Walth, managing editor for news at Willamette Week, and Hector Tobar, bestselling author of Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free, are joining current Pulitzer-winner Alex Tizon and the rest of the faculty at the SOJC.
Walth got his Pulitzer Prize in 2001 reporting with others on what was then the Immigration and Naturalization Service. He’s worked for The Oregonian and The Register-Guard in Eugene. Tobar won his Pulitzer in 1992 covering riots in Los Angeles. He has been teaching classes at UO for the past year as a visiting assistant professor.
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