Paul Gigot Named Pulitzer Chair

A new role for the Journal veteran.

paulgigot200-199x300Wall Street Journal VP and editorial page editor Paul Gigot has been named chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Gigot has been with the Journal for more than 30 years. He took on his current role in 2001.

Gigot will succeed Danielle Allen, the incoming director of Harvard’s Edmund J. Safra Center for Ethics.

All Pulitzer chairs serve one year. Board members serve a max of nine years.