The Pulitzer Prizes are about to commemorate their 100th anniversary with a celebration at Poynter.
In honor of the occasion, we're taking a look at exemplary social justice-focused journalism from last
year and throughout the century.
Troy Thibodeaux is editor for newsroom innovation at the Associated
Press. Based in New Orleans, Troy works with reporters and editors,
designers and developers throughout AP to tell visual and textual
stories with data. Before joining AP, he worked at the intersection of
technology and the newsroom for Advance Internet, where he was part of
the team that produced coverage of Hurricane Katrina for Nola.com and
the Times Picayune, which received the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking
News Reporting and Public Service. In past lives, he has been a
magazine editor, travel writer and English teacher.