Columbia School of Journalism
Journalist, essayist, author
The New York Times
The Boston Globe
Ethan Bronner (born 1954) is a senior editor at Bloomberg News
following 17 years at The New York Times, most recently as deputy
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Bronner is a graduate of Wesleyan University's College of Letters and
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He began his
journalistic career at
Reuters in 1980, reporting from London, Madrid,
Brussels and Jerusalem. From 1985 until 1997, he worked for The Boston
Globe. He started as a general assignment and urban affairs reporter.
He went on to be the paper's Supreme Court and legal affairs
correspondent in Washington, D.C. and then its Middle East
correspondent, based in Jerusalem.
He then accepted a position with The New York Times, where he was the
paper's national education correspondent from 1997 to 1999 and its
education editor from 1999 to 2001. In 2001, he transferred to the
paper's investigative unit which focused on the September 11 attacks.
A series of articles on al Qaeda that Bronner helped edit during that
time was awarded the 2001
Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism.
He then served as assistant editorial page editor and in 2004, he
became its deputy foreign editor. From 2008 to 2012 he was The Times'
Jerusalem bureau chief. In 2012, he spent a year as the paper's
national legal reporter, then became its deputy national editor. In
2015, he accepted a position as senior editor at Bloomberg News where
he edits and writes investigative and analytic articles dealing mostly
with international affairs.
Bronner is the author of Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination
Shook America (Norton, 1989), which was chosen by The New York Public
Library as one of the 25 best books of 1989.
Bronner and his wife Naomi Kehati, an Israeli-born psychologist,
live near New York. They have two sons, Eli and Gabriel.
Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America. New York:
W.W. Norton & Co., 1989. ISBN 0-393-02690-6
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^ Friday, January 8, 2010 (2010-01-08). "Ethan Bronner, the New York
Jerusalem bureau chief, will discuss covering the
Israeli–Palestinian conflict on February 3, 2010". Vassar College.
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Wesleyan University Alumni Trustee Elections web page". Wesleyan
University. Retrieved 2013-09-25.
^ Bronner, Ethan. "Ethan Bronner". The New York Times. Retrieved
^ "'Times' Journalist
Ethan Bronner On Gaza Conflict". Fresh Air. NPR.
January 27, 2009. Retrieved 2013-09-25.
^ "Charlie Rose". charlierose.com. February 4, 2010. Retrieved
^ "Charlie Rose". charlierose.com. July 24, 2008. Retrieved
^ New York Times: "Ethan Bronner" retrieved February 12, 2017
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