Hank Klibanoff

Hank Klibanoff is Professor of Practice in the Creative Writing Program, Emory College.

Klibanoff is a veteran journalist, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a Peabody Award-winning podcast host. He co-authored The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation that won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for history. Prior to joining Emory, he was a reporter and editor for more than 35 years, held various reporting and editing positions in Mississippi, at The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer and served as a managing editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He directs the Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project at Emory University (coldcases.emory.edu) and his podcast, “Buried Truths,” produced by WABE public radio station (https://apple.co/2HqAkH3), won Peabody and Robert F. Kennedy awards in 2019.

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