Eugene Robinson (journalist) Biography
Eugene Robinson (Eugene Harold Robinson) is an American newspaper columnist and an associate editor of The Washington Post. His columns are syndicated to 262 newspapers by The Washington Post Writers Group. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 2009, was elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board in 2011 and served as its chair from 2017 to 2018.
Eugene Robinson (journalist) Age
He was born on 12 March 1954, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. He is currently 65 years old. He works as a newspaper communist and an associate editor of the Washington Post.
Eugene Robinson (journalist) Wife
He married Avis C. Robinson who is an American artist, philanthropist, and environmentalist. She is best known for her quilts and paintings that explore America’s deep-seated, often unacknowledged tensions over race, gender, oppression, and history. she works depict aspects of family culture in a semiabstract collage and Cubist style.
Her work is layered with images that reference culture, dignity, history, and the human condition. Her artwork represents the historical struggles of her ancestors – Nottoway Indians, Africans, and Europeans. Her mixed-media paintings and quilts celebrate not only famous African Americans like Harriet Tubman and Malcolm X, but also anonymous workers whose ordinary lives bear witness to extraordinary courage and perseverance.
The journalist with highest honors has, in fact, a wife who just has a career accomplished as he is. Unrevealed when the couple married, but Eugene’s wife Avis C. Robinson is the President and CEO of Washington Metropolitan Scholars. There are no rumors however of the lovely couple getting divorced, or if he is gay for that matter, Eugene is still happily married with more blissful marriage ahead of them.
Eugene Robinson (journalist) Net Worth
Eugene Robinson is a very high-profile journalist who has vast experience of working with world famous newspapers. He also earns a lot from his published books and articles. His salary working for MSNBC is reported to be around $150 thousand per year. He is also regarded as a fiery political analyst so he often appears on MSNBC cable Television programs which include Morning Joe, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton
Eugene Robinson (journalist) Education
He was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina and schooled at Orangeburg Wilkinson High School, where he “was one of a handful of black students on a previously all-white campus. He became the first African American co-editor-in-chief of The Michigan Daily before he graduated from the University of Michigan. during his academic year, he was a mid-career Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
Eugene Robinson (journalist) Career
After the Washington Post, Robinson became the assistant city editor at Buenos Aires, Argentina, and London, England. He reported as the foreign correspondent during his tenure in this post. Followed by that, he became the assistant managing editor of the same newspaper.
Eugene Robinson is also regarded as a fiery political analyst so he often appears on MSNBC cable Television programs which include Morning Joe, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton. Similarly, he also appears on other shows like The Rachel Maddow Show, The Ed Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and Countdown with Keith Olbermann. Apart from that Robinson is a panelist at Meet the Press on NBC channel.
Eugene Robinson has written some books which include “Coal to Cream: A Black Man’s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race” (1999) and “Last Dance in. He worked as the city hall reporter at the paper so he slowly climbed up the ladder of success with his hard work and determination.