FORA.tv Speaker - George Dohrmann
Senior writer George Dohrmann is the last sportswriter to win the Pulitzer Prize. He earned journalism's top honor in 2000 while at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The Pulitzer board cited his "determined reporting, despite negative reader reaction, that revealed academic fraud in the men's basketball program at the University of Minnesota."
Among other honors: Dohrmann has earned the Associated Press Sports Editors investigative honors award (1995, 1996 and 2000) as well as an APSE award in feature writing (2000). He joined SPORTS ILLUSTRATED in 2000, and his primary beat is investigative reporting. He has also covered college football, college basketball and high school sports for SI and SI.com. Dohrmann is the author of the book, Play Their Hearts Out, an expose about youth basketball published by Random House in October 2010. It was selected as the top sports book of the (and one of the best 100 overall) by Amazon. A reviewer in the New York Times Book Review called it: "one of the finest books about sports I've ever read."
04.08.11 | 01:42:39 min
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