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Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist David Finkel

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Thu, 10/24/2013 - 6:00pm
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David Finkel, currently the Enterprise Editor and Reporter for the Washington Post will be speaking at the Bob Graham Center on Thursday, October 24 at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall. The event and parking are free and open to the public.

David Finkel was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2006 as a staff writer for the Washington Post for his coverage of U.S.-funded democracy efforts in Yemen. Finkel is the author of The Good Soldiers, retelling his account of being imbedded with the 2-16 Rangers in Baghdad during “the surge” efforts in 2007, during one of most difficult periods of Iraq War. Finkel was the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Award in 2012.

This event is cosponsored by the College of Journalism and Communications.