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Hank Klibanoff

Hank Klibanoff (MSJ73) is a member of the Medill Hall of Achievement.

Klibanoff, a veteran journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is a Professor of Practice at Emory University.

Klibanoff, a former editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Philadelphia Inquirer, co-authored "The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation" that won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for history. He oversees the Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project at Emory, which uses multimedia reporting to investigate unsolved racially-motivated murders that took place during the modern civil rights era.

Klibanoff also worked at The Boston Globe for three years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Washington University at St. Louis.