Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press Opinion Editor and WXYZ's Detroit 2020 Insider, wins Pulitzer

(WXYZ) - Stephen Henderson was announced today as the winner of the most prestigious award in journalism. Henderson, the editorial page editor at the Detroit Free Press was named the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary.

The Free Press editor is also WXYZ's Detroit 2020 Insider.

The prizes are awarded each year by Columbia University. In announcing Henderson's award, they wrote, "Awarded to Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press for his columns on the financial crisis facing his hometown, written with passion and a stirring sense of place, sparing no one in their critique."

You can read Henderson's columns that were judged for the award here.

 

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