David Leonhardt

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

David Leonhardt is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. His previous roles at the Times include leading a strategic group helping leadership plan the paper’s future, Washington bureau chief, staff writer for The Times Magazine, and founding editor of The Upshot, a website covering politics and policy. He has also worked for Business Week and The Washington Post. In 2011, Leonhardt won a Pulitzer Prize for his columns on the financial crisis and its aftermath. He authored the best-selling e-book, Here’s the Deal: How Washington Can Solve the Deficit and Spur Growth. Since 2011, he has served on the jury for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

Videos/Audio of David Leonhardt

Closing session at Spotlight Health. See more
Where will people be getting the news in ten years? What is the future of infotainment? At what point are we totally... See more
Two-thirds of recent bachelor’s degree recipients have outstanding student loans, with an average debt of... See more
Featuring David Leonhardt and Lawrence H. Summers See more
This presentation will elicit commentary on progress toward the Obama administration’s college graduation and equity... See more
How are we doing on job creation, and where are our biggest challenges with our workforce? Underwritten by Southern... See more

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