Texas Tech a Launching Pad for a Pulitzer Prize Winner

Tod Robberson reflects on his time at Texas Tech.

Written by Ioanna Makris

It was the election of 1978, when Kent Hance and George W. Bush were running for a position in the Texas House of Representatives. Tod Robberson, a Texas Tech alumnus, was covering the election for the University Daily, the Texas Tech newspaper now known as the Daily Toreador.

After covering the election, his journalism career quickly launched and Robberson only continued to grow and succeed as a journalist after his graduation in 1981. Recently winning a Pulitzer Prize, Robberson shared some memorable moments as a student at Texas Tech with Texas Tech Today.


To learn about Robberson's Pulitzer win and his career read the Mass Communicator story.

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