Dean Murphy

Posted By admin on Tuesday June 23, 2015

Dean E. Murphy is an award-winning journalist who has been named Associate Editor at The New York Times.

Dean previously served as an editor at Business Day. He has also worked for both The Times and the Los Angeles Times. At The Times, he served as the San Francisco bureau chief during the gubernatorial recall, and the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger, and earlier as a political writer covering the first election campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Michael Bloomberg.

At the Los Angeles Times, he held a variety of posts, including bureau chief in Warsaw, Poland, in the years after the collapse of communism, and in Johannesburg, South Africa, during the presidency of Nelson Mandela and the transition from apartheid. He also covered civil wars in the former Yugoslavia, Sierra Leone and Angola, and while based in California, the business and politics of water scarcity in the West.

Murphy is the author of the critically acclaimed September 11: An Oral History (Doubleday 2002), and the recipient of a variety of awards. He was also an editor on two Pulitzer winning projects (Apple’s manufacturing and businesses practices, and the family riches of China’s prime minister).

Follow him on Twitter: @deanmurphy


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