The New York Times won three categories of the Pulitzer Prize for American journalism, while its competitors, The Washington Post, received the Public Service Award, and Reuters was awarded the Photojournalistic Award.
Ukrainian journalists also received a special mention for their coverage of the Russian invasion, as the award board honored the names of 12 journalists who were killed while covering the war in Ukraine this year.
The annual Pulitzer Prizes are the most prestigious awards in American journalism.
The Washington Post won the public service category of the award for its coverage of the Congressional siege by supporters of former US President Donald Trump.
A team of Reuters photographers, including the late Danish Siddiqui, who died last July while covering the war in Afghanistan, won a Pulitzer Prize for covering the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in India.
Pulitzer Prize director Marjorie Miller said Reuters was also a finalist in the investigative photo category thanks to images on climate change around the world.
Along with my friend, the award honored Reuters photographers Adnan Abedi, Sana Arshad Matto and Amit Dev.
The Miami Herald won the breaking news category for its coverage of the collapse of a high-rise apartment building in Miami that killed 98 people.
The New York Times won the local reporting category for its coverage of the killings of motorists by police when they were stopped on the roads.