The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1970.
- Public Service:
- Local General or Spot News Reporting:
- Local Investigative Specialized Reporting:
- National Reporting:
- International Reporting:
- Criticism or Commentary:
- Editorial Writing:
- Editorial Cartooning:
- Thomas F. Darcy of Newsday, for his editorial cartooning during 1969.
- Spot News Photography:
- Feature Photography:
Letters, Drama and Music Awards
- Biography or Autobiography:
- General Non-Fiction:
- "Harold E. Martin wins Pulitzer for drug series". The Montgomery Advertiser. May 5, 1970 – via Newspapers.com. (Part 2 of article)
- "Every publisher's dream". The Montgomery Advertiser. May 5, 1970 – via Newspapers.com.
- "'I sent them a good boy and they made him a murderer'". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
- Thomas W. Ottenad (May 5, 1970). "Correspondent's commentaries honored". St. Louis Post-Dispatch – via Newspapers.com.
- "Ada Louise Huxtable of The New York Times". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
- "Philip L. Geyelin of The Washington Post". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
- Ian Wilhelm (April 17, 2016). "An iconic photo, a distinction lost". The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
- James Trotter (May 5, 1970). "The Post's Kinney wins a Pulitzer". The Palm Beach Post – via Newspapers.com. (Part 2 of article)
- Dallas Kinney. "Migration to Misery". Retrieved 2020-08-23.
- Eliot Kleinberg (April 29, 2020). "Post Time: 50 years: Post's only Pulitzer Prize". The Palm Beach Post. Retrieved 2020-08-23.