John Fetterman (reporter)
John Fetterman (1920 – 1975) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal. He was awarded the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for local, general, or spot-news reporting for his story “PFC Gibson Comes Home.” About the death of a soldier in Vietnam, it focused on the young man's family in Knott County, Kentucky and the wider community. Fetterman also contributed to a Courier-Journal series on strip mining that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1967.
Early Life and education 
Born in Danville, Kentucky, Fetterman served in the U.S. Navy before enrolling at Murray State University under the G.I. Bill. After his graduation in 1949, he served on the staffs of the Murray Ledger and Times and the Nashville Tennessean. After graduate school at the University of Kentucky, Fetterman joined the staff of the Louisville, Kentucky newspaper.
Journalism career 
He was the author of the 1967 book Stinking Creek, about life in Knox County, Kentucky.
Daughter Mindy Fetterman, also a newspaper journalist, is known for her work as a reporter, columnist and financial editor of USA Today.