Jim Amoss

Jim Amoss

Jim Amoss is editor of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Under his leadership the paper won two Pulitzer Prizes in 1997 for public service and editorial cartooning, and in 2006 won two more Pulitzer Prizes for its coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Amoss graduated magna cum laude from Yale University (1969) and studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.


In 2006 Amoss received the 2005 Henri Nannen Prize for his editorial work on the Times-Picayune. ["Eine ganz große Bühne" (15 May 2006) Kress News Service [http://medien.hamburg.de/news.do?ok=20916&teaserId=472794&uk=21665&cid=6390612 "Henri Nannen Preis 2006"] ]


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