Mike Pride (writer)

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Mike Pride is a New Hampshire author and historian, as well as the former editor of the Concord Monitor of Concord, New Hampshire. He is the author or co-author of several books on the Civil War and WW2.

Journalism[edit]

A lifelong journalist, Pride joined the Concord Monitor as the managing editor in 1978, and became editor after 5 years.[1] Due to New Hampshire's early primary and the candidates that make the rounds in the state, the Monitor has a significant national exposure. As a journalist, he won a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University (1985),[2] and was named National Press Foundations Editor of the Year Award in 1987.[3] He was also a member of the Pulitzer Prize board for 9 years, ending as co-chair.[4]

On July 1, 2014, he was named the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes. [5]

Author[edit]

He is the co-editor, with Felice Belman, of The New Hampshire Century: Concord Monitor Profiles of One Hundred People Who Shaped It (2001).

He is the co-author, with Mark Travis, of My Brave Boys: To War With Colonel Cross and the Fighting Fifth (2001).[6]

He is the co-author, with Steve Raymond, of Too Dead to Die: A Memoir of Bataan and Beyond (2006).[7]

He is the co-author, with Meg Heckman, of We Went to War: New Hampshire Remembers (2008).

He is the author of Our War: Days and Events in the Fight for the Union (2012).[8]

He is a former contributor to Brill's Content.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Special Place". American Journalism Review. May 2003. Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "A Special Place". American Journalism Review. May 2003. Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "New co-chairs named to Pulitzer Board". ABC Money. 26 Apr 2007. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "New co-chairs named to Pulitzer Board". ABC Money. 26 Apr 2007. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  5. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/02/business/media/former-newspaper-editor-to-oversee-pulitzer-prizes.html?_r=0
  6. ^ "My Brave Boys': Dying for a bequest" Baltimore Sun, 8 April 2001.
  7. ^ "A British `witch,' the air war, a Bataan survivor", Chicago Tribune, January 28, 2007.
  8. ^ Mike Pride, with a history of Concord and the Civil War, 'Our War: Days and Events in the Fight for the Union'", Concord Patch, October 23, 2012.