Jacob Boyko Pulitzer Fellow

Jacob Boyko, a 2023 graduate from the South Dakota State University School of Communication and Journalism, has been selected as a Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow.

Boyko joins 44 others and adds to the exclusive list of SDSU students selected for this competitive fellowship.

Originally from Madison, Boyko graduated from SDSU with a degree in journalism with minors in social media and political science. While on campus, he was a news editor for The Collegian, the student-run newspaper for the university.

Boyko will travel to Buenos Aires in August to report on the city’s water crisis.

He plans to highlight the endangered health of residents from the polluted water and focus on some of the city’s potential solutions.

Following his trip and report, Boyko has an internship at South Dakota News Watch waiting for him