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October 21, 2007
Michael Oreskes
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Michael Oreskes BIO:

CURRENT:
Executive editor of International Herald Tribune (IHT), the world’s daily newspaper. Became executive editor in 2005. Oversees both the 250,000 circulation print newspaper and the rapidly growing web site, IHTcom, which reaches five million users around the world.

PREVIOUS:
· Deputy managing editor (named in 2004) - oversaw the Times Web and television content. During this time, television programs produced by the New York Times won numerous awards, including the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University award, the George Polk award, the George Foster Peabody Award, Harvard’s Goldsmith award, and several Emmy awards. Also supervised the Times’s relationship with the IHT.
· Assistant managing editor and director of electronic news since 2000
· New York Times' Washington Bureau Chief. During his four-year tenure bureau staff won three Pulitzer Prizes, he directed the newspaper’s coverage of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and the impeachment trial of President Clinton (1997-2001)
· Metropolitan editor, during which time the metro desk won two Pulitzer Prizes and a Polk Award for local reporting (1993-1997)
· City Editor, (1991-93)
· Congressional correspondent and national political correspondent in the Washington bureau (1987-91)
· Washington Bureau, reporter (1985, 1988)
· Albany Bureau Chief, (1982-85)
· NY Times NY Bureau, Metropolitan Reporter
· Also worked at the New York Daily News, where he was a general assignment reporter, an education writer, an Albany correspondent, labor editor and City Hall bureau chief.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree from the City College of New York.

PERSONAL:
From New York City; Married to Geraldine Baum, who is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times. They have two children.

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Info: Michael Oreskes discusses his new book, "The Genius of America: How The Constitution Saved Our Country and Why It Can Again," which he co-wrote with Hofstra University Law School Professor Eric Lane. The book is published by Bloomsbury USA. Mr. Oreskes is also the executive editor of International Herald Tribune (IHT).

Newspaper: International Herald Tribune





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