Eugene Robinson Biography – Eugene Robinson Wiki
Eugene Robinson is an American newspaper columnist and an associate editor of The Washington Post. His columns are syndicated to 262 newspapers by The Washington Post Writers Group. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 2009, was elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board in 2011, and served as its chair from 2017 to 2018. He also serves as NBC News and MSNBC’s chief political analyst. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and a board member of the IWMF (International Women’s Media Foundation).
In 1976, he began his journalism career at the San Francisco Chronicle; his early assignments included the trial of publishing heiress Patty Hearst. He joined The Washington Post in 1980. Working his way up through the ranks, he was first a city hall reporter at the paper. He then became the assistant city editor; a South America correspondent based in Buenos Aires, Argentina; London bureau chief; foreign editor; and, most recently, the assistant managing editor of the paper’s Style section. He began writing columns for the opinion page of the paper in 2005, also writes a twice-a-week column on politics and culture, and conducts a weekly online conversation with readers.
He appears frequently as a liberal political analyst on MSNBC cable-TV network’s programs such as Morning Joe, PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton, The Rachel Maddow Show, Velshi & Ruhle, and Andrea Mitchell Reports. In addition, he is often a panelist on NBC’s public affairs program Meet the Press.
He was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in recognition of his columns that focused on then-Senator Barack Obama in the context of his first presidential campaign.
He went to study at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. Before graduating from the University of Michigan in 1974, he was the first African American co-editor-in-chief of The Michigan Daily. During the 1987-1988 academic year, he was a mid-career Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
Eugene Robinson Age
He was born on March 12, 1954, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States.
Eugene Robinson Wife
He is married to his wife, Avis C. Robinson. They have two sons.
Eugene Robinson Children
He has two adult sons, Aaron and Lowell.
Eugene Robinson Family
He is the son of Harold I. Robinson and Louisa Smith Robinson.