Garry Pierre-Pierre is a Pulitzer Prize winning, multimedia and entrepreneurial journalist. He is the Executive Director of the City University Graduate School of Journalism‘s Center for Community and Ethnic Media and the co-host of the show Independent Sources on CUNY TV. Pierre-Pierre is the founder and publisher of The Haitian Times, an award winning English language newspaper based in Brooklyn that is considered one of the most important news sources for the Haitian Diaspora. Pierre-Pierre spent six years as a staff reporter at the New York Times where he covered the New York Metropolitan area with special assignments in Africa and the Caribbean. He was a member of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for spot news for the New York Times coverage of the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing. A native of Haiti, Pierre-Pierre is the author of 30 Seconds… The Quake that Destroyed Haiti, a book of photography that illustrates the wreckage of the January 2010 earthquake across Haiti.
Recent Posts by Garry Pierre-Pierre
- January 6, 2014 by Cindy Carcamo, Michael Matza, Garry Pierre-Pierre, Maria Sacchetti, Ariel Ritchin
Following our workshop, “Covering Immigrants & Refugees,” the Dart Center caught up with speakers Cindy Carcamo, Michael Matza, Gary Pierre-Pierre, and Maria Sacchetti, who spoke about linguistic issues, identity protection, and how the immigration beat has changed, while sharing invaluable tips for working journalists.
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