Hank Klibanoff (born 1965 in Alabama) was the Managing Editor for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution until June 24, 2008 when he stepped down. He received the Pulitzer prize for history in 2007 for the book The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, co-written with Gene Roberts.
He was the Deputy Managing Editor for The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he worked for 20 years. He was also a reporter for the Boston Globe.
He is now a journalism professor at Emory University and often gives guest lectures to journalism students across the United States.
Early life and education 
Hank Klibanoff was born and raised in Florence, AL. He got an early start in journalism delivering newspapers by bicycle. Hank graduated from Coffee High School in Florence and attended Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied under Howard Nemerov and received his degree in English. Hank studied journalism at the Medill School of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Father to three girls, Norbit, Caroline and Corinne. Married to Laurie Leonard.
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