Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.Biography
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. is an American journalist. He was the chairman of The New York Times Company from 1997 to 2020 and the publisher of The New York Times from 1992 to 2018.
How old is Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.? – Age
Sulzberger was born on September 22, 1951, in Mount Kisco, New York, USA. In 2021, he will be 70 years old.
Where did Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. go to school? – Education
He went to the Browning School in New York City for his schooling.
In 1974, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Tufts University.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. – Family
Barbara Winslow and Arthur Ochs “Punch” Sulzberger Sr. raised Sulzberger in Mount Kisco, New York. His sister, Karen Alden Sulzberger, is married to author Eric Lax. He is the grandson of Arthur Hays Sulzberger and the great-grandson of Adolph Ochs. Sulzberger’s mother was large of English and Scottish descent, but his father was of German Jewish descent. His parents divorced when he was five years old. He was raised in his mother’s Episcopal faith, although he is no longer religious.
Sulzberger Jr. Wife
Sulzberger married Gail Gregg in 1975, and the couple separated in 2008. Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, a boy, and Annie Sulzberger, a girl, were their children. Sulzberger married Gabrielle Greene in 2014, and their marriage ended in divorce in 2020.
What is Sulzberger Jr. Salary?
He is paid a yearly salary of $2,075,310.
Sulzberger Jr. Net Worth
He is believed to be worth $40 billion.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Career
From 1974 to 1976, Sulzberger worked as a reporter for the Raleigh Times in North Carolina, and from 1976 to 1978, he was a London correspondent for the Associated Press in the United Kingdom. Sulzberger began working for The New York Times as a correspondent in the Washington, D.C. bureau in 1978. In 1981, he relocated to New York as a metro reporter and was subsequently promoted to assistant metro editor. Sulzberger graduated from Harvard Business School’s management development program in 1985. Sulzberger worked in a number of business sectors, including production and corporate planning, from 1983 to 1987. Sulzberger was appointed assistant publisher in January 1987. Sulzberger was promoted to deputy publisher a year later, where he oversaw the news and business divisions.
Sulzberger was engaged in the development of the Times’s automated color printing and distribution facilities in Edison, New Jersey, and College Point, Queens, New York, as well as the production of the six-section color newspaper in these capacities.
Sulzberger succeeded his father, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, as the publisher of The New York Times in 1992 and chairman of The New York Times Company in 1997. On December 14, 2017, he announced that he will hand over the publishership to his son, A. G. Sulzberger, starting January 1, 2018. Sulzberger served as chairman of the Times board until December 31, 2020, when he handed over the post to his son. On July 8, 2010, this entry was published. Sulzberger was instrumental in the creation of the Times Square Business Improvement District, which was formally inaugurated in January 1992, and served as its first chairman. Sulzberger helped create and served as chairman of the New York City Outward Bound program for two terms, and he now serves on the board of the Mohonk Preserve. Sulzberger was an outspoken opponent of the Vietnam War, and he was detained during protest demonstrations in the 1970s. Honors and awards:
Tufts University Light on the Hill Award, Massachusetts, 1996
Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman, and publisher of The New York Times, was given an honorary doctorate in humane letters by SUNY New Paltz in 2006.
Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, National Book Award, 2012.
At the 10th Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism in New York, the CUNY School of Journalism received the Journalistic Achievement Award in 2017.