Stephen Kurkjian: "Spotlight" Investigative Jounalism

An American journalist and author, Stephen was one of the Boston Globe investigative reporters who won a Pulitzer Prize for his work on the movie "Spotlight". 

Wednesday, February 22 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Hill Theatre at Rochester Community and Technical College, Hill Theatre, 2nd Floor College Center
851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Event Type

Education, Entertainment, Community

Website

http://blog.rctc.edu/former-pulitzer-...

Cost

FREE

Detail Description

Rochester Community and Technical College will welcome Stephen Kurkjian on Feb. 22 to speak about his career as an investigative journalist, and to reflect on the importance of independent and vigorous reporting for our democracy. As an editor at the Boston Globe for nearly 40 years, Kurkjian was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes – one a shared award as part of the team investigating the clergy abuse scandal within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston (featured in the movie “Spotlight”). At 2:00 p.m. in Hill Theatre, Stephen will discuss the Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s investigation of the Boston clergy scandal.

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