- 1st Filipino-American Pulitzer Prize Winner for Investigative Reporting (1997)
"It pays to be prepared, to be as good as you can be in your field, because you never know when luck or opportunity or grace or whatever you want to call it may come knocking. It pays to be up to the task of answering the call in full riot gear - that is, fully prepared."
FATHER: Francisco Tizon Jr.
MOTHER: Leticia Asuncion
CHILDREN: Dylan and Maya
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1997 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Investigative Reporting
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Alex Tizon - Pulitzer Prize