David Remnick (David J. Remnick) is a well-known American tv personality and author currently working at The New Yorker magazine as an editor since 1998. In 2000, he was named Editor of the Year by Advertising Age and in 1994, he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his book known as Lenin’s Tomb.
Before that, he worked for The Washington Post as a Moscow correspondent and a reporter. Also, he worked on the New York Public Library board of trustees.
Nowadays, David is a member of the American Philosophical Society. In 2010, his book titled The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama he published it. He lent his help to the campaign demanding the discharge of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman who was arrested to death by stoning after she was sentenced to ordering the killing of her husband by her lover and adultery.
He contributed and provided guest commentary to NBC coverage in Sochi Russia of the 2014 Winter Olympics, such as the commentary and opening ceremony for NBC News. In May 2014, David worked at the 160th commencement of Syracuse University as the commencement speaker. Nowadays, he works at WNYC and The New Yorker as the host of The New Yorker Radio Hour.
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 stands at an average height of 6 ft 3 in ( Approx 1.91m).
David Remnick Family
He was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States of America but he was brought up by his protective parents named Edward C. Remnick and Barbara (Seigel) in Hillsdale, New Jersey. His father served as a dentist while his mother served as an art teacher. Bill Maher the comedian was his childhood friend.
David Remnick Wife
He is happily married to his supportive and beautiful wife named Esther Fein who worked for The Washington Post and The New York Times as a reporter. David and his wife tied the knot in 1987 in Manhattan at the Lincoln Square Synagogue in a Jewish ceremony. The adorable couple is blessed with three adorable kids called Natasha, Alex, and Noah.
David Remnick Education
He studied at Pascack Valley High School located in Hillsdale where he learned Russian as a language and was motivated to study the culture and also politics of the USSR. Afterward, he joined Princeton University where in 1981 he earned an A.B. in comparative literature.
He met a member of the University Press Club called John McPhee the writer who was a member of the University Press Club who offered assistance in launching The Nassau Weekly.
David indicated he desired to write novels after he completed his college level but due to his parents’ illnesses, he was required to get a job so as to help his parents and pay their medical bills. Because he had a passion for writing and desired to be a writer, he decided on a career in journalism and accepted a position at The Washington Post.
David Remnick Salary
David receives an annual salary of $77,365 and this is according to The New Yorker magazine editors’ salary.
David Remnick’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $5 million US dollars and his career as an editor at The New Yorker magazine is the primary source of his income.
David Remnick Career
In September 1992 at The New Yorker, he became a staff writer. Before that, he served at The Washington Post for ten years. His 1997 New Yorker article called “Kid Dynamite Blows Up”, regarding Mike Tyson a boxer who was awarded a National Magazine Award nomination. He succeeded Tina Brown and became an editor in July 1998.
He elevated the retired editor of The New Republic Hendrik Hertzberg and a retired Jimmy Carter speechwriter to write the lead pieces in the opening section of “Talk of the Town.”
He authored an editorial in The New Yorker in the tip-up to the Iraq War saying in 2003. The magazine published some articles linking Saddam Hussein to al-Qaida in the months conducting up to the battle.
It frequently depended on unknown origins, or just the protestations of Donald Rumsfeld, the Secretary of Defense as proof. During this time, the magazine acquired some complaints about its journalism.
The New Yorker supported John Kerry a presidential candidate for the first time in its 80-year history in 2004. He was the topic of an extended Twitter thread by a retired New Yorker staff author called Dan Baum in May 2009. David failed to restore Dan’s contract with the magazine. In 2010, his book titled The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama he published it.