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The reporting staff of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat erupts in celebration as they learn that the Santa Rosa Press Democrat captured the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting in April 2018 for their coverage of the October 2017 fires in Sonoma County.

From the Ashes: Alum’s Coverage of Wine Country Fires Earns Highest Award in American Journalism

Randi Rossmann has made a career of covering some of the most grueling, ghastly, and demanding stories in the Sonoma Valley. After the Communications alum helped lead coverage of the 2017 Sonoma County fires at The Press Democrat, her team was rewarded with journalism's highest honor.