Howard W. French Biography
Howard W. French “Howard Waring French” is an American journalist, author, and photographer, as well as professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
He is well known as a longtime foreign correspondent and senior writer with The New York Times. His as well authored his book is Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power (Knopf, March 2017).
Howard W. French Age
Howard was born on October 14th, 1957 in Washington, D.C., U.S.
Howard W. French Family | Young
There is no information about his family and how he was raised up. Howard has not shared any information about his parents and with their occupation, he has also not shared any information him having siblings or elder brothers and sisters.
Howard W. French Wife | Married | Children
French is married to his loving wife Agnes French, the pair are blessed with two sons. He has also not shared any information about him having dated before.
Howard W. French Career
French began his career a translator in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in the early 1980s, and taught English literature at the University of Ivory Coast until 1982. From 1982 to 1986, he later worked as a freelance reporter for The Washington Post and several other publications in West Africa, including Africa News and African Business.
He later got hired by The New York Times in 1986 and worked as a metropolitan reporter in New York City for three years. From 1990 to 2008, French reported for The New York Times as a bureau chief for Central America and the Caribbean, West Africa, Japan, and the Koreas, and China in Shanghai.
French was then a visiting scholar at the University of Hawaii, and in the spring of 1999, was a Jefferson Fellow at the East-West Center, in Honolulu. While working at The New York Times, he also served as a weekly columnist on global affairs for the International Herald Tribune from 2005 to 2008. In 2008, French left The New York Times and became an associate professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He went on to serve as a 2011 fellow of the Open Society Foundations.
He later published A Continent for the Taking in 2004: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa, which was named non-fiction book of the year by several newspapers, and won the 2005 American Library Association Black Caucus Award for Non-Fiction. He later authored China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa, published in 2014.
Also a documentary photographer, French co-authored and contributed photographs to the 2012 book, Disappearing Shanghai: Images and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life. His work as a journalist has been published in The Atlantic, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, Rolling Stone, Transition, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Crisis, and Travel and Leisure.
He got twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and was twice a recipient of an Overseas Press Club Award. He later won the Grantham Environmental Award and received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Maryland. In addition, The New York Times awarded French its highest prize, the Publisher’s Award, six times. French also served as a board member of the Columbia Journalism Review.
Howard W. French Net Worth
Howard estimated net worth is under review, there is no information about his net worth or salary but he is said to have been earning a huge salary from his work.
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