David Remnick is an eminent American author and tv personality currently serving as an editor of The New Yorker magazine since 1998. In 1994, He won a Pulitzer Prize for his book titled Lenin’s Tomb, and in 2000, he was named Editor of the Year by Advertising Age.
Before joining The New Yorker, Remnick served for The Washington Post as a reporter and the Moscow correspondent. Additionally, He served on the New York Public Library board of trustees.
Currently, David is a member of the American Philosophical Society. David published his sixth book titled The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama in 2010. In the same year, He lent his support to the campaign urging the release of the Iranian woman, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani who was sentenced to death by stoning after she was convicted of adultery and ordering the murder of her husband by her lover.
He provided guest commentary and also contributed to NBC coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia, including the opening ceremony as well as the commentary for NBC News. David served as the commencement speaker at the 160th commencement of Syracuse University in May 2014. Currently, David serves as the host of The New Yorker Radio Hour, produced by WNYC and The New Yorker.
David Remnick Age
David Remnick was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States of America on October 29, 1958. He is 63 years old.
David Remnick Height
Remnick is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of 6 ft 3 inches ( Approx 1.91m).
David Remnick Education
He attended and graduated with a high school diploma from Pascack Valley High School in Hillsdale. While there, Remnick studied Russian as a language and was inspired to study politics as well as the culture of the USSR.
there, He went on to further his studies at the University of Princeton and graduated with an A.B. in comparative literature in 1981. While in college, He met writer John McPhee who was a member of the University Press Club. He offered help in founding The Nassau Weekly.
David Remnick Family
David was born to a Jewish family in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States of America. His caring mother Barbara (Seigel) was an art teacher, and his supportive father Edward C. Remnick was a dentist. He grew up in Hillsdale, New Jersey, in a secular Jewish home and was a childhood friend of comedian Bill Maher.
David Remnick Wife
He married a reporter called Esther Fein in 1987. The duo exchanged their wedding vow in a Jewish ceremony at the Lincoln Square Synagogue in Manhattan. Esther has served for The New York Times and The Washington Post as a reporter. The duo is proud parents to their three amazing children named Alex, Noah, and Natasha.
David Remnick Salary
David receives an annual salary of $77,365 per year. This is according to The New Yorker anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
David Remnick Net Worth
Remnick has an approximate net worth of $5 million.
David Remnick Career
David became a staff writer at The New Yorker in September 1992. He joined the paper after ten years at The Washington Post. His 1997 New Yorker article titled “Kid Dynamite Blows Up”, about boxer Mike Tyson won a National Magazine Award nomination.
In July 1998, Remnick became editor by succeeding Tina Brown. David promoted a former Jimmy Carter speechwriter and former editor of The New Republic Hendrik Hertzberg, to write the lead pieces in the opening section of “Talk of the Town.” In 2005, He was awarded $1 million for his work as the magazine’s editor.
In 2003, David penned an editorial in The New Yorker in the lead-up to the Iraq War saying. The magazine published some articles connecting Saddam Hussein to al-Qaida in the months leading up to the war. It often relied on unnamed sources, or simply the claims of Donald Rumsfeld, the Secretary of Defense as evidence. During this period, the magazine received some criticism for its journalism.
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