Jake Hooker (journalist)

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Jake Hooker (October 27, 1973 Newton, Massachusetts) is an American journalist and recipient of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting and the Gerald Loeb Award for Large Newspapers[1] for investigations done while in China over concerns with how dangerous and poisonous pharmaceutical ingredients from China have flowed into the global market.[2][3][4]

He attended Milton Academy and Dartmouth College where he studied art history.[2] In 2000, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in China for two years; he taught English in Wanxian. His first published newspaper article about his life in Waxian appeared in The Boston Globe in 2001.[2] In 2003, he worked for the Surmang Foundation in China.[3] In his free time, he has learned Chinese. He currently works for the New York Times.[2][5]

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  1. ^ "2008 Gerald Loeb Award Winners Announced by UCLA Anderson School of Management". Fast Company. October 28, 2011. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Jake Hooker". New York Times. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b "The Pulitzer Prizes | Biography". Pulitzer.org. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
  4. ^ "2008 Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism". THE NEW YORK TIMES. April 7, 2008.
  5. ^ Hooker, Jake. "Jake Hooker - The New York Times". Topics.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2010-09-07.