The Sacramento Bee was awarded its sixth Pulitzer Prize on Monday with the editorial cartooning prize going to Jack Ohman. Here are the Pulitzers awarded to The Bee:
1935: Public Service Gold Medal for a series of stories campaigning against a corrupt political machine in Nevada. Two federal judicial nominations were withdrawn as a result of the investigation.
1992: Public Service Gold Medal for the series “Sierra in Peril,” reports written by reporter Tom Knudson that detailed environmental threats to the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
1992: Beat Reporting prize for “The Monkey Wars,” a series written by Deborah Blum on ethical and moral questions involving primate research.
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2005: Editorial writing prize to Tom Philp, who authored a series of editorials urging the reclamation of the Hetch Hetchy Valley, which was flooded by a dam used to provide water to the Bay Area.
2007: Feature photography prize to Renée C. Byer for her photographs chronicling a single mother’s attempt to care for her young son as he succumbed to cancer.