Media Advisory: Winners of 100th Pulitzer Prizes Will Be Announced at Columbia University on April 18

March 23, 2016

What: The 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners and nominated finalists will be announced on Monday, April 18 at 3 p.m. eastern daylight time. The 100th announcement of the Prizes will be delivered by Mike Pride, administrator of The Pulitzer Prizes. The press conference will be live streamed to the Pulitzer website and on its Facebook and YouTube pages. For Pulitzer relevant photographs and real-time discussions, follow the Pulitzer’s Twitter and Instagram accounts with hashtag #Pulitzer.

Who: Mike Pride, Pulitzer Prize Administrator, will be available for interview requests after the announcement.

When: Monday, April 18, 3:00 p.m., EST

Where: Columbia University’s Pulitzer Hall, World Room, 3rd Floor.
Broadway at West 116th Street.

Transit: 1 train to 116 Street/Columbia University.
See a Map — See Directions and Parking 

Note: Due to heightened media interest in the Pulitzer centennial announcement of the winners, members of the media must pre-register and check in at the site to attend the press conference.

For relevant questions, including camera set-up, multbox access and the #of personnel per media outlet allowed at the conference, contact Sabina Lee at sabina.lee@columbia.edu, 212-854-5579 or 347-330-0290. Outlets requiring access to AV support must arrive by 2:15 p.m. at the latest.

Details of the announcement will be posted only at Pulitzer.org at the end of the press conference. Journalists attending the announcement will receive a USB press kit, which contains a complete list of 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners; their biographies and contact information; winners’ photographs and the selected images of editorial cartoons, breaking news and feature photography in high resolution; and the names of the 2016 Pulitzer jurors.

Pool feed: In order to broadcast our feed on your website, visit the Pulitzer Facebook and YouTube pages for relevant embed codes. An uncompressed 1080 60i NTSC pool feed to the Vyvx network POP in NYC can be accessed through the following coordinates: (Circuit ID) 32TBSG115504NY; (Vyvx VBUS) 66324; (PGAD reservation ID) 4289349. The window for this pool feed will be 2:50 – 3:50 p.m. EDT.

For technical assistance, contact Jim Bittel, Director of Broadcast Technology at (212) 854-0160.

All transmission paths and/or encoding requirements after the network POP will need to be booked at the user’s expense through the Vyvx NOC at 800-888-6771.