New York Times Op-Ed Page Editor to Speak at Yale
David Shipley, deputy editor of The New York Times’ Editorial Page and editor of its Op-Ed Page, will visit Yale as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism on April 12. His lecture, “The Art and Science of the Op-Ed,” is free and open to the public, and will take place at 4 p.m. in Room 217A of the Hall of Graduate Studies, 320 York Street.
David Shipley became New York Times deputy editorial page editor in January 2007 and Op-Ed editor in January 2003. He had previously served as the national enterprise editor since January 2001. Before that, he was senior editor of The New York Times Magazine from December 1999 to December 2000 and deputy editor of the magazine’s Millennium Project from April 1998 to November 1999.
Shipley served in the Clinton administration from 1995 to 1997 as special assistant to the president and senior presidential speechwriter. He had been the executive editor of The New Republic Magazine from 1993 to 1995. Shipley first came to The New York Times in September 1990 as an assigning editor for the Op-Ed Page. He received a B.A. in English from Williams College and was awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. He is the co-author of “Send: The Essential Guide to Email for Office and Home.”
The Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale brings to campus journalists who have made significant contributions to their field. Recent Poynter Fellows include Tom Brokaw, David Brooks, Al Franken, Tom Friedman, Ira Glass, Riz Khan, Soledad O’Brien, Charlie Rose, Margaret Warner, Michael Wilbon, Judy Woodruff and Bob Woodward.