Jacqui Banaszynski



Jacqui Banaszynski is on the visiting faculty of The Poynter Institute. She worked as a newspaper reporter and editor for more than 30 years, held an endowed chair professorship at the Missouri School of Journalism, and now edits Nieman Storyboard as well as coaching writers and editors around the world. While at the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press, she won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing and was a finalist for the 1986 Pulitzer in international reporting. Projects she edited have won numerous awards, including the 1997 ASNE Best Feature Writing Award and the 2003 Ernie Pyle Award for Human Interest Writing. In 2008, she was named to the American Society of Sunday and Feature Editors Hall of Fame.