Susan Chira

Editor-in-Chief at The Marshall Project, Inc.

Susan Chira

Susan Chira

Editor-in-Chief at The Marshall Project, Inc.

Biography

Susan Chira is the editor-in-chief of the Marshall Project. She previously wrote on gender issues for The New York Times, where, until 2016, she was a deputy executive editor. She has spent her career at the Times in a variety of editing and reporting positions. She joined CPJ’s board of directors in 2015. As foreign editor from 2004 through 2011, Chira directed coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the eruption of the Arab Spring, and the nuclear catastrophe in Japan. Coverage she oversaw as foreign editor earned the Times four Pulitzer Prizes and countless other awards. Along the way, she learned firsthand about threats to reporters’ safety and the need for rigorous security. Chira previously served as editor of the Times‘ Week in Review section, deputy foreign editor, editorial director of book development, national education correspondent, and Tokyo correspondent. She also worked as a reporter in the paper’s Metropolitan and Business Day sections. Chira is the author of “A Mother’s Place,” a book about working motherhood. She is married and the mother of two children.

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Executive Director at Committee to Protect Journalists

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Executive Editor at The New York Times Co.

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Founder at The Marshall Project, Inc.

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Former Managing Editor at The New York Times Co.

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Author at Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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Former Editor-in-Chief, Reuters News at Thomson Reuters Corporation

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Chief International Anchor at Cable News Network, Inc.

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Former Producer at ABC News, Inc.

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Former Host, America & the World at National Public Radio, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Getty Images, Inc.

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Susan Chira
Editor-in-Chief at The Marshall Project, Inc.
Education
Attendee
Class of 1976

Andover is a high school that stands ready to meet, match, and expand the minds and passions of some of the brightest students in the nation and the world. It has a roster of 300 courses, more than 150 electives, and opportunities for pursuing independent study and study abroad projects. Because of its size, Andover offers enormous depth and breadth of activity and opportunity while still feeling like a personal place.

Career History
Editor, Gender Issues
Prior

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.

Editor-in-Chief
2019 - Current

The Marshall Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization that seeks to create and sustain a sense of national urgency about the U.S. criminal justice system. They achieve this through award-winning journalism, partnerships with other news outlets and public forums. In all of their work they strive to educate and enlarge the audience of people who care about the state of criminal justice.

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Member, Board of Directors
Current

Committee to Protect Journalists is an American nonprofit company located in New York, NY, that engages in promoting press freedom.

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