The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1950.
- Public Service:
- Local Reporting:
- National Reporting:
- International Reporting:
- Editorial Writing:
- Carl M. Saunders of the Jackson Citizen Patriot, for distinguished editorial writing during the year.
- Editorial Cartooning:
Letters, Drama and Music Awards
- Biography or Autobiography:
- "Two reporters dug up 'shameful chapter in American journalism'". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. May 2, 1950 – via Newspapers.com. (Part 2 of article)
- "Worked 6 months to get evidence to clear professor of red charge". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. May 2, 1950 – via Newspapers.com. (Part 2 of article)
- "Tribune photographer wins Pulitzer Prize for news picture of near collision of airplanes". The Oakland Tribune. May 2, 1950 – via Newspapers.com.