Award Name : Pulitzer Prize
Year of Award : 2015
Award for : Journalism
Location : Torrance, California, United States
Rebecca Kimitch works on special investigations and projects for the Los Angeles News Group and edits the Spanish-language newspaper Impacto. She has worked for the organization’s papers since 2008 in various capacities, including city editor, political editor and political reporter, writing extensively about healthcare, redistricting, water and the region’s changing demographics. Before coming to Los Angeles in 2008, Kimitch worked as a reporter for publications in Washington, D.C., San José, Costa Rica, and San Diego. She also served as a Congressional Fellow of the American Political Science Association in 2007. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Kimitch graduated from Northwestern University and now lives in Koreatown, Los Angeles, with her husband and 2-year-old daughter.she received Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting in 2015.