Some of Vassar’s Top Donors Honored At Journalists’ Panel DiscussionBernstein, Reid, Bertrand, Osnos Speak at Yale Club Event

Pulitzer Prize winner Carl Bernstein P’00, CBS News Correspondent Chip Reid ’77, Atlantic magazine writer Natasha Bertrand ’14, and former Washington Post editor Peter Osnos discussed the future of democracy and the Fourth Estate at an event in New York City Monday night, Nov. 26, honoring some of Vassar’s most faithful and generous donors.

Dozens of alumnae/i, parents and friends of the college attended the event at the Yale Club in Manhattan.

Bernstein is an investigative reporter and author who won the Pulitzer Prize along with fellow Post reporter Robert Woodward for their coverage of the Watergate scandal.

Reid worked for ABC News and NBC News before joining CBS in 2007 as a Capitol Hill Correspondent.

Bertrand joined the Atlantic staff in January 2018. Previously, she wrote for Business Insider

Osnos is founder and editor of PublicAffairs Books and Vice Chair of the Columbia Journalism Review. He was a national and foreign editor of The Washington Post from 1966 to 1984 and was on the Post editorial team when Bernstein and Woodward won the Pulitzer Prize. Vassar Professor of Political Science Sidney Plotkin served as moderator of the panel.

President Elizabeth Bradley and Vassar Board of Trustees Chair Tony Friscia ’78 P’15 thanked those in attendance for their generous, ongoing support of the college.