Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist Michael Paul Williams wins Pulitzer Prize
editor's pick

Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist Michael Paul Williams wins Pulitzer Prize

  • 0
Michael Paul Williams columnist

Michael Paul Williams

Michael Paul Williams, a veteran journalist and longtime columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has earned a Pulitzer Prize in Commentary for his work in 2020.

The Pulitzer board honored Williams for his “penetrating and historically insightful columns that led Richmond, a former capital of the Confederacy, through the painful and complicated process of dismantling the city’s monuments to white supremacy.”

A Richmond native, Williams, 62, is a graduate of Hermitage High School and Virginia Union University. He also holds a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

The Pulitzers are the highest honor that a U.S. journalists can receive. They were announced today via a live streaming video.

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Recommended for you

Welcome to the Conversation

No name-calling, personal insults or threats. No attacks based on race, gender, ethnicity, etc. No writing with your caps lock on – it's screaming. Keep on topic and under 1,500 characters. No profanity or vulgarity. Stay G- or PG-rated.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


Breaking News

News Alerts