Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Biography – Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Wiki
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. is an American journalist. He became the publisher of The New York Times in 1992, and chairman of The New York Times Company in 1997, succeeding his father, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger. On December 14, 2017, he announced he would be ceding the post of the publisher to his son, A. G. Sulzberger, effective January 1, 2018. He was a reporter with the Raleigh Times in North Carolina from 1974 to 1976, and a London Correspondent for the Associated Press in the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1978.
He joined The New York Times in 1978 as a correspondent in the Washington, D.C., bureau. He moved to New York as a metro reporter in 1981 and was appointed assistant metro editor later that year. He is a 1985 graduate of the Harvard Business School’s program for management development. From 1983 to 1987, he worked in a variety of business departments, including production and corporate planning. In January 1987, he was named assistant publisher. A year later, he was named deputy publisher, overseeing the news and business departments. In these capacities, he was involved in planning the Times’s automated color printing and distribution facilities in Edison, New Jersey, and at College Point, Queens, New York, as well as the creation of the six-section color newspaper.
Sulzberger played a central role in the development of the Times Square Business Improvement District, officially launched in January 1992, serving as the first chairman of that civic organization. He assisted as a founder and was a two-term chairman of the New York City Outward Bound organization, and serves on the board of the Mohonk Preserve.
His work has led him to achieve awards and honors such as;2012 – National Book Award Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community and the 2017 – CUNY School of Journalism Journalistic Achievement Award at the 10th Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism, New York.
He graduated from the Browning School. In 1974, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Tufts University. He was opposed to the Vietnam War and was arrested at protest rallies in the 1970s.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Age
He was born Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. on September 22, 1951, in Mount Kisco, New York, United States.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Wife
He married his second wife, Gabrielle Greene. In May 2014, he became engaged to Gabrielle Greene. They married on August 30, 2014, on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. Previously, on May 24, 1975, he married Gail Gregg in a Presbyterian ceremony in Topeka, Kansas, and had two children afterward. In May 2008, they announced plans to end their marriage.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Children
He has two children, A.G. Sulzberger,and Annie Sulzberger.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Family
He is the son of Punch Sulzberger and Barbara Winslow Grant. His parents divorced when he was five years old. He has a sister, Karen Alden Sulzberger.