Sig Gissler is a Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes.
Sig Gissler was born in Chicago. He is a graduate of Lake Forest College. He worked for the Libertyville Independent-Register and the Waukegan News-Sun until he joined The Milwaukee Journal as editor in 1967. He then taught at Stanford University and was a senior fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center. In 1994, he became a professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Since 2002, he has served as the administrator for the Pulitzer Prizes.