Anne Elizabeth O'Hare McCormick is famously known now as the first female to be a part of the editorial board for The New York Times. Prompting her to be the first female to win a Pulitzer prize for journalism.
Her Writing Career
She spent some time as editor for Catholic Universe Weekly, and then did some freelance work including poem and article contributions to magazines. After sending dispatches to The New York Times, she eventually became a regular corespondent.
Changing the Game
It seemed that McCormick always showed up to the right place at the right time, which is how she heavily got into reports on political crises and developments, including interviews with important figures- establishing her as "one of the most perspicacious observers on the European continent."
Eventually she got to sit on the board of the Times, making her the first female to sit on the boar as well as to win a Pulitzer.