Martin Baron Biography
The American award winning journalist and actor, Martin Baron, gained popularity for being the editor of The Boston Globe from 2001 to 2012 as well as The Washington Post from Dec. 31, 2012, to Feb. 28, 2021, when he retired. He also made appearances in the drama film, Spotlight.
Martin Baron Age
Baron was born on October 24, 1954, in Tamp, Florida, United States. He is 66 years old as of 2020. He holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Martin Baron Height and Weight
Baron’s height, weight, Body Measurements, Shoe & Biceps size are not available at the moment. However, we will update this section once the information is out.
Martin Baron Parents and Siblings
Baron has not disclosed to the public any information concerning his father, mother, brothers’ or sisters’ names. However, this article shall be updated once we get helpful information.
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Martin Baron Education
Baron is a proud graduate of Berkeley Preparatory School, where he worked on the school’s students’ paper. From there, he was accepted at Lehigh University, where he served as an editor of The Brown and White students newspaper. He moved out having earned his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and MBA with honors in four years, graduating in 1976.
Martin Baron Wife
Baron has not shared any information about his love life. Once Baron gets married this section will soon be updated.
Martin Baron Career
In 1976, Baron started worked for The Miami Herald, where he would return in 2000, serving as an executive editor and covered many headline hitters including Elián González’s return to Cuba and the 2000 election. In 1979, he moved to The Los Angeles Times then to The New York Times in 1996.
He also served as executive editor of The Boston Globe in July 2001, a position that later shifted the paper’s coverage from international events toward locally centered investigative journalism. Actually, the newspaper won Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for its coverage of the Boston Catholic sexual abuse scandal. In 2012, Baron was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Following the next year, Baron went on with his area of specialty, as an executive editor of The Washington Post. He was awarded the 2016 Hitchens Prize, then received the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media.
In January 2020, Baron criticized Post reporter, Felicia Sonmez, who sent a Tweet about the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case after Bryant’s death.She was then later suspended. In January 2021, Baron announced his retirement from The Washington Post effective February 28, 2021.
Martin Baron Salary and Net Worth
Baron receives an approximate annual salary ranging between $33,774 to $112,519 and has approximate net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.