The son of President Donald Trump has been named the winner of the 2017 National Public Radio (NPR) Pulitzer Prize for Feature Documentary, as reported by The Associated Press.
“It’s been an incredible honor,” the president’s son, Eric Trump, told the AP in a statement on Monday.
“I am so happy that this is happening.
I am honored to be considered one of NPR’s outstanding contributors.
I’m so proud to be part of NPR and I look forward to hearing what you have to say about the program.”
Trump has used the award to promote his work, with the president himself saying that his son was a key reason NPR is able to produce original music and work on such topics as climate change, education, and health.
He has also repeatedly criticized the media, calling them “fake news.”
“I would be a fool to think that these stories are not going to be picked up by the media,” Trump said in a December 2016 interview with CBS News.
“They’re going to pick it up and report it.
It’s not going be fake.
And you know what?
It’s going to make you look good.
It has been great.”
The president’s youngest son, Donald Jr., was also nominated, with his father as an overall winner.
The awards will be announced at the annual Grammy Awards on Sunday.