Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Biography
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. is a journalist from the United States. From 1997 until 2020, Sulzberger was the chairman of The New York Times Company and the publisher of The New York Times from 1992 to 2018.
How old is Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.? – Age
He was born on 22 September 1951 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States. He is 70 years as of 2021.
Where did Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. go to school? – Education
Sulzberger received his education at the Browning School in New York City.
Tufts University awarded him a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1974.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. – Family
Sulzberger was born in Mount Kisco, New York, to Barbara Winslow and Arthur Ochs “Punch” Sulzberger Sr. Karen Alden Sulzberger, his sister, is married to novelist Eric Lax. He is Arthur Hays Sulzberger’s grandson and Adolph Ochs’ great-grandson. Sulzberger’s mother was primarily of English and Scottish ancestry, while his father was of German Jewish ancestry. When Sulzberger was five years old, his parents split. He was reared in his mother’s Episcopal faith, but he no longer practices any religion.
In 1975, Sulzberger married Gail Gregg, and the pair divorced in 2008. The couple had two children: Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, a boy, and Annie Sulzberger, a daughter. Sulzberger married Gabrielle Greene in 2014, and they divorced in 2020.
What is Sulzberger Jr. Salary?
He earns an estimated salary of $2,075,310 annually.
Sulzberger Jr. Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $40 billion.
Sulzberger Jr. Career
Sulzberger was a reporter for 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. Sulzberger 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. Sulzberger is a 1985 graduate of the Harvard Business School’s program for management development. From 1983 to 1987, Sulzberger worked in a variety of business departments, including production and corporate planning. In January 1987, Sulzberger was named assistant publisher. A year later, Sulzberger was named deputy publisher, overseeing the news and business departments. In these capacities, Sulzberger 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 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. Sulzberger remained chairman of the Times board until December 31, 2020, when he passed that position to his son as well. This entry was posted on July 8, 2010. 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. Sulzberger helped to found and was a two-term chairman of the New York City Outward Bound organization, and currently serves on the board of the Mohonk Preserve. Sulzberger was opposed to the Vietnam War and was arrested at protest rallies in the 1970s.
Awards and honors:
- 1996-Tufts University Light on the Hill Award, Massachusetts
- 2006-SUNY New Paltz, New York awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters to Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman, and publisher of The New York Times.
- 2012-National Book Award Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community
- 2017-CUNY School of Journalism Journalistic Achievement Award at the 10th Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism, New York.