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Mark Whitaker

Born: 7-Sep-1957
Birthplace: Lower Marion, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CNN managing editor

Wife: Alexis Gelber (one son, one daughter)
Son: Matthew
Daughter: Rachel

    University: BA, Harvard College (1979)
    University: Balliol College, Oxford University (1979-81, on a Marshall Scholarship)

    CNN EVP & Managing Editor, CNN Worldwide (2011-)
    The Washington Post Co. VP Washington Post Newsweek Interactive (2006-07)
    Newsweek Editor (1998-2006)
    Newsweek Managing Editor (1991-98)
    Newsweek Business Editor (1987-91)
    Newsweek International Section (1981-87)
    American Society of Magazine Editors President (2004-06)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    National Association of Black Journalists

    NBC Washington Bureau Chief (2008-11)
    NBC Deputy to NBC News President (2007-08)

Author of books:
My Long Trip Home: A Family Memoir (2011)

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