List of Jewish American journalists

List of Jewish American journalists


"This is a list of famous Jewish American journalists. For other famous Jewish Americans, see List of Jewish Americans."

*Martin Agronsky - Reporter and host of Agronsky and Company [ [ Obituary] from "Chicago Sun-Times" July 21, 1999 (source] [" [ Interview With Pearl Paterson Thompson] " interviewed by Greg Kupsky, from Rutgers Oral History Archives: "GK: Did you ever see any examples of anti-Semitism at Rutgers? PT: [....] There was someone else I knew who changed his name, and there was a very famous columnist, Martin Agronsky [Rutgers College, 1936] , who is listed in the Rutgers yearbook as Martin Agrons, but later, a few years afterwards when he became famous, he decided to live up to his name. So, I had and still have some very good Jewish friends."]
*Ken Auletta — award-winning journalist, best-selling author and "New Yorker media critic
*Bonnie Bernstein — sports journalist [ [] [] ]
*Carl Bernstein — investigative reporter for the "Washington Post", uncovered Watergate with Bob Woodward. [ [] "the Jewish reporter Carl Bernstein, who busted Nixon, in All the President’s Men..."]
*David Brooks — columnist, The New York Times [ [] "He listed a few of "us"..."]
*Aaron Brown — former anchor of CNN's Newsnight with Aaron Brown, ABC's World News Now, and ABC's World News Tonight Saturday [ [] ]
*Lisa Crystal Carver — sex columnist, [ [] Convert to Judaism]
*Matt Drudge — founder of The Drudge ReportCite web|url=|title=DRUDGE MANIFESTO, Chapter one|accessdate=2007-03-02|publisher=Denver Post|year=2000|author=Matt Drudge and Julia Phillips|format=html]
*Giselle Fernández — host of "Access Hollywood" [ [] ""She's an informed anchor, and totally unafraid to be Jewish on the air," Brandwynne said. "There was a time when it wasn't such a hot idea to admit that you were Jewish. We've come to another place." "I love our history, our perseverance, our individuality and devotion to family," Fernandez said. "I'm very proud of the Jewish people and [their] contributions to society and world culture.""]
*Max FrankelPulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former executive editor of "The New York Times"
*Samuel G. Freedman — journalist, author & currently, professor of journalism
*Thomas Friedman — columnist, "The New York Times" [ [] "This, combined with the fact that Friedman is Jewish, makes all the more..."]
*Bernard Goldberg — CBS News reporter [ [] "I wanted to dismiss Goldberg’s good fortune as just the luck of the Irish, except Bernie Goldberg is Jewish."]
*Jeffrey Goldberg (1965–) journalist, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of the book "Prisoners" [Jeffrey Goldberg — [] "Goldberg recently won the Anti-Defamation League's Daniel Pearl Award and goes so far as to suggest that being Jewish has benefited him in his dealings with terrorists. "I've always found it to my advantage. I use my Jewishness as a tool.""]
*David Halberstam — Vietnam War correspondent [ [] "Unlike most Jewish youngsters of their era, they led rootless lives..."]
*Seymour Hersh — investigative journalist, uncovered My Lai massacre [ [] "“You’re Jewish, aren’t you, Seymour?” In all our previous conversations..."]
*Paul Krugman — columnist, The New York Times [ [] "So which Jews make the list? New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, and columnist Krugman]
*Dave Marash — Washington-based anchor of Al-Jazeera's English language 24 hour news channel. [ [] "As a Jew, I have always wished for and worked toward peace and civility in the Palestinian territories and Israel."]
* Suzy Menkes, fashion journalist []
*Daniel Pearl — murdered "Wall Street Journal" foreign correspondent [ [] "Friends, family remember slain Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl..."]
*Frank Rich — columnist, "The New York Times" [ [] "few months back, leftist Jewish critics, such as Frank Rich, Abraham Foxman and Leon Wieseltier..."]
*Geraldo Rivera — investigative television journalist and host, now with Fox News [ [] "His name was Geraldo Rivera (pictured), an attorney, he was young, Jewish / Hispanic" [,7340,L-3223928,00.html] [] ]
*Steven V. Roberts — Washington pundit and "U.S. News and World Report" contributor [ [] "But Steve, a Jewish boy from New Jersey, was in strange territory..."]
*A.M. Rosenthal (1922-2006) — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, former executive editor and later columnist for "The New York Times" and thereafter columnist for the "New York Daily News"
*William Safire — columnist, The New York Times [ [ Powell's Books - Best Contemporary Jewish Writing by Michael Lerner ] ]
*Dorothy Schiff (1903-1989) — former owner and publisher of the once liberal "New York Post", who sold the daily — New York's oldest — to Rupert Murdoch
*Daniel Schorr (1916–) journalist who has covered the world for more than 60 years, now a senior news analyst for National Public Radio [Schorr — [] "Schorr suggests in the 2004 anthology “I Am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl.” “We Jews are searchers for truth, sometimes called investigative reporting,” Schorr writes in his personal essay for the book."]
*George Seldes — World War I correspondent, post-war international reporter and media critic [ [] "Muckraking Jewish journalist George Seldes lived by the motto: "Tell the truth and run.""]
*Joel Siegel — film critic [ [] "But Siegel, who discussed his experiences growing up Jewish in America..."]
*Gloria Steinem — feminist editor and writer, founder of "Ms." magazine [ [] "And Gloria became a professional liberal. That’s easy for a Jewish girl from Cleveland whose father was a junk dealer and who went to Smith College…. (1958)"]
*I. F. Stone — left-wing Washington correspondent and investigative journalist, "NY Post", "PM", "The Nation" and "I.F. Stone's Weekly". [ [ current issue ] ]
*Mike Wallace (1918–) journalist, "60 Minutes" correspondent [Wallace — [] "Wallace, who said he is Jewish and was brought up in a Zionist home, admitted that earlier in the day he “got himself in trouble for asking provocative questions.”"]
*Barbara Walters (1929–) media personality, a regular fixture on morning television shows ("Today" and "The View"), evening news magazines ("20/20"), and on "The ABC Evening News", as the first female evening news anchorcite news | last =Quinn| first =Sally| coauthors=| title =Television Personality Looks Anew At Religion| pages=| publisher =Washington Post/Newsweek| date =2006-12-22 | url =| accessdate =2006-12-22 ]
*Walter Winchell — investigative broadcast journalist and gossip columnist [ [] "Walter Winchell, a lower class Russian-American Jewish boy who morphed..."]
*Gideon Yago MTV reporter [ [] "Meet Gideon Yago, the 25-year-old Jew from New York, who was sent to cover America's war in Iraq for MTV."]


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