Philip Kennicott is the Art and Architecture Critic of The Washington Post. In 2013 he won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012 (criticism) and 2000 (editorial writing). In 2006, he was an Emmy Award nominee and won the Cine Golden Eagle for video work exploring the role of oil money in the politics of Azerbaijan. He has served as classical music critic of the Detroit News, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The Washington Post (1999-2001), and is a regular reviewer for Gramophone and a frequent contributor to Opera News, among other publications.