No Pulitzers For the Herald, But Ex-Tropic Editor Gene Weingarten Nabs Another
The Miami Herald also went without any hardware this year after nabbing a breaking news photography win last year.
But there was one local connection among the winners.
Gene Weingarten, now a staff writer at the Washington Post, won his second Pulitzer in three years, taking home the feature writing prize.
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Weingarten edited the Herald's Tropic magazine from 1985 until 1990, delivering two Pulitzers during his time -- and hiring Dave Barry.
You can read his latest Pulitzer-winning feature here. It's about parents who kill their children by forgetting them in hot cars -- and it's absolutely heartbreaking. Riptide commands you to read it.
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