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UC Santa Cruz humanities alum Nick Miroff wins Cabot Prize for journalism in Latin America


July 27, 2017
By Scott Rappaport

Washington Post correspondent and UC Santa Cruz alumnus Nick Miroff

Washington Post correspondent and UC Santa Cruz alumnus Nick Miroff has been awarded a 2017 Maria Moors Cabot Prize for his reporting in Latin America.

Presented by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, the Cabot Prizes honor career excellence and coverage of the Western Hemisphere that furthers inter-American understanding.

Established in 1938, they are the oldest international awards in the field of journalism.

Miroff writes for the Washington Post about Latin American politics and foreign relations, covering a beat that includes Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.

He graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2000, where he studied Spanish and Latin American literature. Miroff went on to earn a masters degree from the UC Berkeley School of Journalism in 2006.

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