David R. Leonhardt

Editor, the Upshot at The New York Times Co.

David R. Leonhardt

David R. Leonhardt

Editor, the Upshot at The New York Times Co.

Biography

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David Leonhardt

David Leonhardt is the Washington bureau chief of The New York Times. He is the author of the e-book, “Here’s the Deal: How Washington Can Solve the Deficit and Spur Growth,” published by The Times and Byliner.

Previously, Mr. Leonhardt wrote the paper’s Economic Scene column, focusing on the housing bubble, the economic downturn, the budget deficit, health reform and education. In April 2011, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.

Mr. Leonhardt has also been a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine and helped found the Economix blog. He won the Gerald Loeb Award for magazine writing in 2009 for a Times Magazine article, “Obamanomics.” In 2005, he was one of the reporters who produced “Class Matters,” the paper’s series on social class in the United States. In 2004, he founded an analytical sports column, called “Keeping Score.” He became Washington bureau chief in September 2011.

Before joining The Times in 1999, he worked for Business Week magazine and The Washington Post.

Mr. Leonhardt studied applied mathematics at Yale. He is a third-generation native of New York.

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Birthday

1973

Age

48

Number of Awards

1

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Head-New Products & Ventures at The New York Times Co.

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Contributing Editor at The New York Times Co.

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Former Managing Producer at The New York Times Co.

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at The New York Times Co.

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Chief Reporter, Mergers & Acquisitions at The New York Times Co.

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Treasurer, Chief Accounting Officer & Senior Vice President at The New York Times Co.

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Managing Editor at The New York Times Co.

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Managing Editor at The New York Times Co.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The New York Times Co.

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Vice President at The New York Times Co.

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David R. Leonhardt
Editor, the Upshot at The New York Times Co.
Education
Applied Mathematics

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Career History
Editor, the Upshot
1999 - Current

The New York Times Co. is a media organization, which engages in creating, collecting, and distributing news and information. It operates through the news product and other interest-specific products, and related content and services. It offers newspapers, print, and digital products and investments. The firm manages The New York Times, NYTimes.com, and mobile applications. The company was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones on September 18, 1851 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Prior

The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, newspaper print and online publishing, television broadcasting and cable television systems. The Company owns Kaplan, Inc., a leading global provider of educational services to individuals, schools and businesses, serving over one million students annually with operations in more than 30 countries. Its programs include higher education, test preparation, language instruction and professional training

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Bloomberg Businessweek LP publishes periodical magazines. It also publishes news. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
2011
Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
Other Affiliations

David R. Leonhardt is affiliated with The New York Times Co., Graham Holdings Co., Bloomberg Businessweek LP

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