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1.15.2006

Alex Tizon



Alex Tizon

  • 1st Filipino-American Pulitzer Prize Winner for Investigative Reporting (1997)


QUOTE
"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."

BIRTHPLACE
Manila, Philippines

FATHER: Francisco Tizon Jr.
MOTHER: Leticia Asuncion

WIFE: Melissa
CHILDREN: Dylan and Maya


USEFUL LINKS

Pulitzer awardees with Filipino roots
1997 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Investigative Reporting
The Power of Serendipity: Alex Tizon's Journey
Alex Tizon - Pulitzer Prize

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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