Remembering Mike Pride


Former Pulitzer Prize Board Co-Chair and Administrator Mike Pride died Monday, April 24, in Florida from complications of a longstanding blood disorder. He was 76.

"The world of local news journalism has lost a pioneer and champion," said Poynter Institute President and incumbent Pulitzer Board Co-Chair Neil Brown. "As a young journalist in Florida, as an editor of one of the nation's most respected local newsrooms in New Hampshire, as a writer and lover of history and as a champion for the excellence epitomized by the Pulitzer Prizes, Mike Pride was synonymous with skill and integrity."

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