New York Times Washington, D.C., bureau chief to speak

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The Journalism School will present Dean P. Baquet, New York Times´ Washington, D.C. bureau chief, on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Lecture Hall.

Baquet has served as assistant managing editor at the paper, where he has supervised its Washington,  D.C. coverage since 2007. Previously to working at The Times, he held the role of editor and executive vice president of The Los Angeles Times in 2005.  Prior to that, in the 1990s, he served in various editing roles at The New York Times. He shared a 1988 Pulitzer win for investigating city corruption while at The Chicago Tribune.

Baquet was an English major at Columbia University in the 1970s.

This lecture will be the first all-class lecture for Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism´s 2010-2011 academic year. You can find more information, here.

*Update: Listen to Dean Baquet’s Sept. 14 lecture, here.