martha mendoza apMartha Mendoza is an Associated Press National Writer whose reports have won numerous awards and prompted Congressional hearings, Pentagon investigations and White House responses. She won a 2000 Pulitzer Prize and George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting as part of a team that revealed, with extensive documentation, the decades-old secret of how American soldiers early in the Korean War killed hundreds of civilians at the No Gun Ri bridge. Mendoza’s work has been recognized by state, regional, national and international journalism awards, including the Overseas Press Club’s Madeline Dane Ross Award, the National Science Writers Association Award, California First Amendment Coalition Beacon Award for Freedom of Information, and repeated AP Managing Editors honors. She has reported for the AP since 1997, in Albuquerque, N.M., New York and Mexico City. She was a 2001 Knight Fellow at Stanford University and a 2007 Ferris Professor for Humanities at Princeton University. A mother of four, she lives in Santa Cruz, Calif. with her family.


Appearances Include:

Bill Moyer, CNN Anderson Cooper 360, CSPAN Washington Journal, ABC Good Morning America, Democracy Now, NBC Nightly News, NPR Morning Edition, ABC Radio News, NPR On the Media, BBC World Today, CBS Radio News and KGO Bay Area Talk Radio.