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The New York Times

NEWSPAPER

Daily broadsheet, founded 1851 by Henry J. Raymond and George Jones. See also its corporate parent, The New York Times Company.

Official Website:
http://www.nytimes.com/

Location:
New York City

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jill Abramson
Journalist
19-Mar-1954   New York Times managing editor
Renata Adler
Journalist
19-Oct-1938   Gone: The Last Days of the New Yorker
Mike Allen
Journalist
21-Jun-1964   Politico
Natalie Angier
Journalist
16-Feb-1958   Science reporter
Brooks Atkinson
Critic
28-Nov-1894 14-Jan-1984 New York Times drama critic
Russell Baker
Author
14-Aug-1925   Growing Up
Peter Bart
Journalist
24-Jul-1932   Former editor of Variety
James Bennet
Journalist
28-Mar-1966   Editor-in-Chief of Atlantic Monthly
Lowell Bergman
Film/TV Producer
24-Jul-1945   Former 60 Minutes producer
Mark Bittman
Chef
c. 1950   The Minimalist
Jayson Blair
Journalist
1976   Prevaricating NYT reporter
Roy Blount, Jr.
Author
5-Oct-1941   Humorist
Charles M. Blow
Columnist
?   New York Times Op-Ed columnist
David Broder
Journalist
11-Sep-1929 9-Mar-2011 Washington Post reporter
David Brooks
Columnist
11-Aug-1961   Shields and Brooks
Frank Bruni
Journalist
31-Oct-1964   New York Times food critic
Pat Buchanan
Columnist
2-Nov-1938   Crossfire
Elisabeth Bumiller
Journalist
c. 1955   New York Times Washington correspondent
John Burns
Journalist
4-Oct-1944   New York Times correspondent
Janet Burroway
Novelist
21-Sep-1936   The Dancer from the Dance
Richard R. Burt
Diplomat
3-Feb-1947   US Ambassador to Germany, 1985-89
Vincent Canby
Critic
27-Jul-1924 15-Sep-2000 Film/Theater Critic, The New York Times
David Carr
Journalist
8-Sep-1956   The New York Times
Turner Catledge
Journalist
17-Mar-1901 27-Apr-1983 New York Times editor
Henry Chadwick
Journalist
5-Oct-1824 20-Apr-1908 Father of baseball
Adam Clymer
Journalist
27-Apr-1937   The New York Times
Daniel H. Cohen
Business
c. 1952   NYT VP Advertising, 1995-99
Helene Cooper
Journalist
22-Apr-1966   NY Times editorial board
S. E. Cupp
Pundit
23-Feb-1979   Losing Our Religion
Robert Curvin
Activist
23-Feb-1934   Former Black Power activist
E. J. Dionne
Journalist
23-Apr-1952   The Washington Post
Ross Douthat
Columnist
28-Nov-1979   New York Times columnist
Maureen Dowd
Columnist
14-Jan-1952   New York Times columnist
Allen Drury
Novelist
2-Sep-1918 2-Sep-1998 Advise and Consent
Orvil Dryfoos
Publisher
8-Nov-1912 26-May-1963 New York Times Publisher, 1961-63
Barbara Ehrenreich
Author
26-Aug-1941   Nickel and Dimed
Kurt Eichenwald
Journalist
28-Jun-1961   Conspiracy of Fools
Nora Ephron
Author
19-May-1941 26-Jun-2012 When Harry Met Sally
Susan Faludi
Activist
18-Apr-1959   Backlash
Thomas Friedman
Journalist
20-Jul-1953   New York Times
Bill Geist
Columnist
10-May-1945   60 Minutes II
Leslie H. Gelb
Government
4-Mar-1937   President, Council on Foreign Relations, 1993-2003
James Gleick
Author
1-Aug-1954   Chaos: Making a New Science
E. L. Godkin
Journalist
2-Oct-1831 21-May-1902 Co-Founder of The Nation
Austan D. Goolsbee
Economist
18-Aug-1969   Chair, Council of Economic Advisers, 2010-11
James C. Hagerty
Government
9-May-1909 11-Apr-1981 Eisenhower's press secretary
David Halberstam
Journalist
10-Apr-1934 23-Apr-2007 The Powers That Be
Ruth Hale
Activist
1886 18-Sep-1933 Maiden name crusader
Chris Hedges
Journalist
18-Sep-1956   War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
Carlos Slim Helu
Business
28-Jan-1940   World's richest man, 2010
Bob Herbert
Columnist
7-Mar-1945   Former New York Times columnist
Seymour Hersh
Journalist
8-Apr-1937   Uncovered the My Lai Massacre
John Hodgman
Author
3-Jun-1971   The Areas of My Expertise
Alexander Lyman Holley
Business
20-Jul-1832 29-Jan-1882 Designed steel foundries
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
TV Personality
27-Feb-1942   NPR, NewsHour reporter
Gwen Ifill
Journalist
29-Sep-1955   Washington Week, Lehrer News Hour
Molly Ivins
Columnist
30-Aug-1944 31-Jan-2007 Loudmouthed Texas dame
David Cay Johnston
Journalist
24-Dec-1948   Perfectly Legal
Michiko Kakutani
Critic
9-Jan-1955   Quirky New York Times book critic
Bernard Kalb
Journalist
4-Feb-1922   CBS and NBC news correspondent
George S. Kaufman
Playwright
16-Nov-1889 2-Jun-1961 You Can't Take It With You
Bill Keller
Journalist
18-Jun-1949   Executive Editor, The New York Times
Walter Kerr
Critic
8-Jul-1913 9-Oct-1996 New York Times drama critic
Joyce Kilmer
Poet
6-Dec-1886 30-Jul-1918 Trees
Gina Kolata
Journalist
25-Feb-1948   New York Times science writer
Tony Kornheiser
Journalist
13-Jul-1948   Pardon the Interruption
Hilton Kramer
Critic
25-Mar-1928 27-Mar-2012 The New Criterion
Nicholas D. Kristof
Journalist
27-Apr-1959   New York Times Op-Ed columnist
Bill Kristol
Columnist
23-Dec-1952   Editor of The Weekly Standard
Paul Krugman
Columnist
28-Feb-1953   New York Times columnist/economist
Jennifer 8. Lee
Journalist
15-Mar-1976   New York Times reporter
Steven Levitt
Economist
1968   Freakonomics
Anthony Lewis
Journalist
27-Mar-1927   Gideon's Trumpet
Eric Lichtblau
Journalist
c. 1965   NY Times reporter
A. J. Liebling
Journalist
18-Oct-1904 28-Dec-1963 The New Yorker
Ranan Lurie
Cartoonist
26-May-1932   Hugely popular political cartoonist
Willem J. Luyten
Astronomer
7-Mar-1899 21-Nov-1994 Stellar mortician
John Markoff
Journalist
24-Oct-1949   New York Times computer guy
Janet Maslin
Critic
1948   New York Times film critic
Brander Matthews
Critic
21-Feb-1852 31-Mar-1929 The Study of American Literature
Clifford D. May
Activist
c. 1951   Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
William Meredith
Poet
9-Jan-1919 30-May-2007 Partial Accounts
Charles Merz
Journalist
23-Feb-1893 31-Aug-1977 Editor of the New York Times, 1938-61
Judith Miller
Journalist
2-Jan-1948   Credulous NY Times WMD maven
Elvis Mitchell
Critic
1958   New York Times film critic
Adam Nagourney
Journalist
10-Oct-1954   New York Times
Victor Navasky
Publisher
5-Jul-1932   Publisher of The Nation
Nicholas Negroponte
Educator
1943   Founder, MIT Media Lab
Richard L. Neuberger
Politician
26-Dec-1912 9-Mar-1960 US Senator from Oregon, 1955-60
Joe Nocera
Columnist
6-May-1952   Business columnist, NYT
John M. O'Brien
Business
c. 1943   CFO, New York Times Co., 1998-2001
Adolph Ochs
Publisher
12-Mar-1858 8-Apr-1935 New York Times Publisher, 1896-1936
Daniel Okrent
Author
2-Apr-1948   Former public editor, New York Times
Peter R. Orszag
Government
16-Dec-1968   Beltway economist
Norman Pearlstine
Journalist
4-Oct-1942   Former Time Inc. Editor in Chief
Walter Pincus
Journalist
24-Dec-1932   Washington Post reporter with CIA ties
Hugh B. Price
Activist
1941   President of the Urban League, 1994-2003
Anna Quindlen
Columnist
8-Jul-1953   NYT columnist, later novelist
Howell Raines
Journalist
5-Feb-1943   Executive editor, NYT, resigned
Steven Rattner
Business
5-Jul-1952   Quadrangle Group
Henry J. Raymond
Journalist
24-Jan-1820 19-Jun-1869 Co-Founder of The New York Times
Ruth Reichl
Critic
16-Jan-1948   Editor-in-Chief, Gourmet magazine
Uwe E. Reinhardt
Educator
c. 1936   Health economist
James Reston
Journalist
3-Nov-1909 6-Dec-1995 The New York Times
Andrew Revkin
Journalist
c. 1956   New York Times science reporter
Frank Rich
Columnist
2-Jun-1949   New York magazine
James Risen
Journalist
c. 1955   NY Times national security reporter
Janet L. Robinson
Business
c. 1950   CEO of New York Times Company, 2005-11
Abe Rosenthal
Journalist
2-May-1922 10-May-2006 NY Times Executive Editor, 1977-86
Ilene Rosenzweig
Columnist
?   Swell designer
William Safire
Columnist
17-Dec-1929 27-Sep-2009 NYT columnist, language maven
David E. Sanger
Journalist
5-Jul-1960   NYT Chief Washington Correspondent
Sydney Schanberg
Journalist
17-Jan-1934   The Death and Life of Dith Pran
Daniel Schorr
Journalist
31-Aug-1916 23-Jul-2010 Veteran journalist, Nixon enemy
Vin Scully
Sports Journalist
29-Nov-1927   Voice of the Dodgers
Neil Sheehan
Journalist
27-Oct-1936   A Bright Shining Lie
Will Shortz
Editor
26-Aug-1952   Crossword editor, New York Times
Nate Silver
Blogger
1978   Baseball Prospectus, FiveThirtyEight.com
Barbara Slavin
Journalist
1951   Sr. Diplomatic Reporter, USA Today
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Journalist
19-Feb-1977   The New York Times
Carl Spielvogel
Business
c. 1930   Advertising executive, Bates Worldwide
Ben Stein
Game Show Host
25-Nov-1944   Host of Win Ben Stein's Money
Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.
Publisher
22-Sep-1951   New York Times Publisher
Arthur Hays Sulzberger
Publisher
12-Sep-1891 11-Dec-1968 New York Times Publisher, 1935-61
Punch Sulzberger
Publisher
5-Feb-1926   New York Times Publisher, 1963-91
Ron Suskind
Journalist
1959   The Price of Loyalty
Gay Talese
Author
7-Feb-1932   Honor Thy Father
Sam Tanenhaus
Author
31-Oct-1955   Editor, New York Times Book Review
Stuart Taylor, Jr.
Journalist
c. 1948   National Journal columnist
Hunter S. Thompson
Journalist
18-Jul-1937 20-Feb-2005 Gonzo journalist and author
Lester Thurow
Economist
7-May-1938   Sloan School of Management
Martin Tolchin
Journalist
20-Sep-1928   Founder, The Hill
Carl Van Vechten
Novelist
17-Jun-1880 21-Dec-1964 Patron of the Harlem Renaissance
Sander Vanocur
Journalist
8-Jan-1928   ABC and NBC correspondent
John Vinocur
Journalist
?   International Herald Tribune correspondent
Sarah Vowell
Radio Personality
27-Dec-1969   This American Life
Weegee
Photographer
12-Jun-1899 26-Dec-1968 Crime photographer
Tim Weiner
Journalist
20-Jun-1956   Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
Tom Wicker
Journalist
18-Jun-1926 25-Nov-2011 The New York Times
Roger Wilkins
Educator
25-Mar-1932   Author, blackademic
Ernest J. Wilson III
Educator
c. 1948   Dean, Annenberg School for Communication
Alexander Woollcott
Critic
18-Jan-1887 23-Jan-1943 The Man Who Came to Dinner
Stark Young
Critic
11-Oct-1881 6-Jan-1963 So Red the Rose


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