Sheba Wheeler

Sheba Wheeler

GENRE
Journalism
AFFILIATION
Alumnus
TIME IN IOWA CITY
1994 - 1996
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Sheba Wheeler at the UI School of Journalism


Location
Adler Journalism Building
140 W Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Sheba R. Wheeler, 96BA, became a Pulitzer Prize-nominated reporter before the age of 30, and she did so by demonstrating solid “shoe-leather” journalism, tenacity, and tremendous grave under pressure. Practically straight out of the UI’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications, this Temple, Texas, native landed a staff reporter position at the Denver Post, a paper with a circulation of nearly half a million.


“Sheba R. Wheeler.” DAA Profile – University of Iowa Center for Advancement, 2002, www.foriowa.org/daa/daa-profile.php?namer=true&profileid=420.

Place

Sheba Wheeler Hosts the 2003 Catalyst Award Reception


Location

University of Iowa President David Skorton and renowned journalist Sheba Wheeler speaks at the 2003 Catalyst Award Reception. Wheeler, 2000 UI Distinguished Alumna, was part of the Denver Post team that won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for spot news coverage of the shootings at Columbine High School.


“Honoring Diversity: The 2003 Catalyst Awards Reception.” Daily Iowan, 6, Oct. 2003, pp. 2A.

Sheba R. Wheeler became a Pulitzer Prize-nominated reporter before the age of 30, and she did so by demonstrating solid “shoe-leather” journalism, tenacity, and tremendous grace under pressure. She won the Pulitzer for her work on the April 1999 Columbine High School shootings story for the Denver Post.