Pulitzer Center Update

General news

General news updates from the Pulitzer Center.

Persephone Miel Fellows announced

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting announced today that it has chosen three journalists to be Persephone Miel Fellows in 2011.

The fellowship was launched October 2010 in collaboration with Internews, where Persephone worked for many years. The fellowship provides $7,500 to an international journalist to report on a systemic global issue in their home country. It also provides support from the Pulitzer Center for editorial oversight, multi-media development, outreach and assistance with placement in US news media outlets.

2010 Annual Report

The Pulitzer Center has posted its annual report for 2010. The PDF of the report is available on the Pulitzer Center website.

The Pulitzer Center has posted its annual report for 2010. The PDF of the report is available on the Pulitzer Center website. What follows is the report's introductory overview by Pulitzer Center Board President Emily Rauh Pulitzer and Founding Director Jon Sawyer:

Joel Motley Joins Pulitzer Center Board

The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the election of Joel Motley to its board of directors.

As managing director of Public Capital Advisors LLC, Joel provides advice on capital markets and infrastructure to emerging markets. He began his career in investment banking at Lazard Freres & Co. in 1985, and he became a founder of Carmona Motley Inc. in 1992. Joel has provided financial advice to municipalities around the United States, assisting municipalities in raising over $8 billion for airports, water systems, and electric utilities.

Hope on Ice: Support Needed for Travel to Guinea

In November Artcirq will travel to Guinea to collaborate with acrobats from the circus troupe, Kalabante. The film crew is requesting donations to document this trip.

On November 14th, Linda Matchan and Michele McDonald will follow Artcirq as the troupe travels to Guinea to partner with acrobats from the group Kalabante in Conakry, which supports basic education in Guinea, in a joint humanitarian mission.