Name: Dr. Robert Montemayor
Title: Pulitzer Prize-winning lecturer
What Makes This Person a Game Changer: Robert Montemayor currently works at Rutgers and is the university’s first Pulitzer Prize-winning lecturer to teach introductory news writing and reporting. Montemayor is a veteran marketing executive, consultant, journalist, and author with more than 35 years of media experience. He has served as director of circulation marketing at The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s, as well as Senior Vice President of Consumer Marketing at McGraw-Hill. Montemayor began his journalism career in 1975 at The Dallas Times Herald. In 1984, he was part of a team at the Los Angeles Times that won the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service. Montemayor penned three stories and co-authored the lead story in the 21-part series, which documented the complex story of Latinos in Southern California.