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Editorial Page Editor, The New York Times
Kathleen Kingsbury is editorial page editor at The New York Times. She joined The Times in 2017 from the Boston Globe, where she served as managing editor for digital.
Ms. Kingsbury joined the Globe’s editorial board in 2013 and later edited the Ideas section, an influential, original Sunday section at the Globe with a tradition of tackling the new thinking, intellectual trends, and big ideas that shape our world. In this role, Ms. Kingsbury was also deputy managing editor for the paper and the deputy editorial page editor.
Ms.Kingsbury was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished editorial writing for a series on low wages and the mistreatment of workers in the restaurant industries. The same 8-part series, called “Service Not Included,” also received the Scripps-Howard Foundation’s 2014 Walker Stone Award for Editorial Writing and the Burl Osborne Award for Editorial Leadership from the American Society of News Editors. She also edited the Globe’s 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning commentary on race and education, as well as The Times’s 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial on race and the media. She was a 2018 Pulitzer finalist.
Ms. Kingsbury has also worked as a New York-based staff writer and Hong Kong-based foreign correspondent for Time Magazine. In addition, she has contributed to CNN, Reuters, the Daily Beast, BusinessWeek, and Fortune. After growing up in Portland, Ore., Ms. Kingsbury studied as an undergraduate at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. She also has a graduate degree from the Columbia Journalism School, where she was awarded the Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship.